Springville City Recorder Richard Manning will join Orem City as assistant city manager on Oct. 1.
Manning replaces Stewart Taylor, who left Orem to take a similar job in Salem, Oregon. Manning has worked for Springville for 81/2 years.Manning beat 184 other applicants for the job. As assistant city manager, Manning will supervise several areas, including risk management, personnel, grants and redevelopment and emergency management. He also will work with City Manager Daryl Berlin and department directors on special projects.
In addition to his duties as Springville's city recorder, Manning also acts as the city's finance, personnel and risk management officer. Springville Mayor Delora Bertelsen is meeting with a personnel committee to decide how to fill Manning's position.