The Texarkana Arkansas City Board of Directors continues looking for a permanent city managerThe board will take applications for the position until the middle of July. After the application deadline, the board will whittle the potential candidates down to a handful and will conduct interviews before deciding on a new city manager.

The city and the former city manager, Harold Boldt, parted ways back in March. The board of directors this week approved the process for negotiating a settlement package with Boldt.