Fort Atkinson Announces New City Manager
The Clerk of the Village of Darien has been named the new city manager of Fort Atkinson. According to a press release, Rebecca Houseman LeMire has been appointed to the position, and she will start on February 22nd. Dave Berner will serve in the interim role until that date. The press release says that the appointment of Houseman LeMire is the result of a thorough search process. It will be a big jump for Houseman LeMire. Darien’s estimated population is just over 1500 people, while Fort Atkinson’s is significantly larger. She has, however, previously worked in the City of Beloit, which has more than 36,000 people. She has a bachelor’s degree in public policy from UW-Whitewater, and a master’s from Northern Illinois University in public administration.