Helena considering former Livingston city manager for interim role


The Helena City Commission has called a special meeting to consider hiring ousted Livingston City Manager Ed Meece as interim Helena city manager. The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday at 3 p.m.

Ed Meece

After more than nine years as Livingston’s city manager, Meece resigned from that role in 2015 as the city commission was considering whether to terminate his contract. Meece’s resignation came after the city failed to submit a $9 million grant application on time and as some city commissioners were questioning his administration’s overall performance.

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“It became apparent that Ed would probably get fired on Tuesday,” the Livingston City Commission’s then-Chairman James Bennett told The Billings Gazette at the time.

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