August 30th, 2019 – Jon Kindseth has been hired as the Deputy City Manager, announced by City Manager Scot Wrighton. “Mr. Kindseth has worked in Illinois local government management for more than a decade, and has a master’s degree in urban public administration from Northern Illinois University.” said Wrighton. “his talents and skill sets will compliment those of our current Decatur department heads, and I am confident he will make a great contribution to the future of the city.”
Kindseth will begin his new duties on Monday, September 30th, 2019, and will be relocating to the Decatur with his family in the coming months.