Tyus to be considered for Decatur interim City Manager


DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Billy Tyus could become the interim City Manager for the city of Decatur. 

The Decatur City Council will consider the appointment during its meeting Monday night.      

Tyus has spent almost 18 years working for the City of Decatur.

Positions he has held include:

  • Deputy City Manager
  • Assistant City Manager for Development Services
  • Assistant City Manager for Public Information
  • Assistant to the City Manager
  • Public Information Officer

The position is being vacated by current City Manager Tim Gleason, who is leaving to become City Manager in Bloomington.

The city council plans to hire a search firm to help find a permanent city manager.

Residents can mail opinions about the city manager position to the City of Decatur at the following address:
Decatur City Manager Input
C/O Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe
1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza
Decatur, IL 62523

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