Texarkana Texas City Manager will soon be retiring.

The city council is to hold a special meeting this Friday August 4, beginning at 5:30PM to consider taking action on two items.
According to city offiicials, the first item will be to amend City Manager John Wiston's employment contract and setting an end date to the contract. Officials say Whitson plans to retire in early 2018.
The second item on the agenda will allow the council to consider appointing an interim city manager to take effect immediately upon approval.
"These action items follow discussion between the council and Mr. Whitson, and we will have more information to provide to the public at the Friday meeting," said Mayor Bob Bruggeman.