|Dayton Selects New City Manager
DAYTON, June 7, 2017 - The City Council of the City of Dayton is proud to announce that Theogene Melancon was hired as the new City Manager for the City of Dayton on June 6, 2017.
Theogene Melancon is currently serving as the City Manager for the city of Gladewater, Texas. Mr. Melancon is an experienced and qualified City Manager that Council believes can guide the City moving forward.
Mr. Melancon is currently married to his wife, Cecilia and they have a two year old son named Jeremiah.
The Council was very impressed during the interview process with the ideas and visions that Mr. Melancon has for the growth of the City of Dayton. Mr. Melancon said, "I toured the city and was very impressed with the City of Dayton, its schools and the potential for growth." Both the Council and Theogene are excited about this new opportunity for
Theogene Melancon is expected to start serving in the capacity of City Manager the first week in July.
The Council would also like to express their appreciation to "Texas First Group" and Kerry Lacy for providing Interim City Manager services during this transition period and in assisting the City of Dayton in the search for a new City Manager.