Posted:11/21/2023 at 6:11:20 PM
City Manager Cody Holcomb announces retirement plans
(ADA, OKLAHOMA/November 21, 2023) ? After a distinguished career with the City of Ada, City Manager Cody Holcomb has announced his retirement, effective December 31, 2023.
Holcomb originally joined the City of Ada as City Engineer/Public Works Director in 2008, and later served as Assistant City Manager. He became City Manager in 2012. During his tenure, he directed a comprehensive street improvement program, worked on rebuilding the cities water supply infrastructure, oversaw a new terminal building at the Ada Regional Airport, was instrumental in Proposition One (streets and infrastructure) becoming a permanent tax, worked with other leaders to attract retail and commercial development, managed the construction of the new police and fire stations, a new sports park, two new aquatic centers, a new senior/community center, and Main Street improvements. He and his staff planned the upcoming Penny for our City Extension (3) projects to include multiple area park improvements, and a future multipurpose community building, along with the expansion of walking/biking trails throughout Ada.
?The City of Ada has seen a tremendous amount of growth under the leadership of Cody Holcomb,? said Mayor Randy McFarlin. ?We wish him well as he pursues other opportunities, where his talent will continue to benefit our community.?
In addition to the regular city budgets, City Manager Holcomb has been involved in the planning, design, and construction management of what will be up to $200 million dollars of capital development and projects for the City of Ada. Holcomb is a Professional Engineer with a bachelor?s degree from Oklahoma State University and holds a master?s in business administration (MBA) from the University of Central Oklahoma. He attended Leadership Oklahoma and served on the board for four years and also served as an Oklahoma Municipal Leage board member. Holcomb currently serves on the Oka? Institute Advisory Council.
?It has been an honor to serve such an outstanding community. I am grateful to the elected leaders, fellow employees and citizens who have given time and energy to our efforts together,? Holcomb said. ?Ada is an incredible place that has allowed me to grow personally and professionally and is a great place to raise a family.?
The City Council will work with the Oklahoma Municipal League (OML) to begin the search for a new City Manager.
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