TYLER — Tyler City Manager Mark McDaniel announced Friday that he will be resigning after accepting a position as an assistant city manager in Dallas. “We are grateful to Mark for his 10 years of service to the City of Tyler. Mark and our entire City staff have worked diligently to make Tyler the standard for local government,” said Mayor Martin Heines. “We wish him the best of success in his future endeavors. Our city council will move forward with the appointment of an interim city manager on Aug. 13. Our permanent replacement search will focus on employing a city manager who shares our beliefs in a conservative business-like approach to City government.”
According to a city of Tyler news release, McDaniel has been the architect for culture change via the city’s highly successful Performance Excellence Program (PEP). The release says Tyler’s continuous improvement efforts led this year to the achievement of the coveted Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE) – Progress Level, bestowed by the Quality Texas Foundation. Tyler is now only the second city in Texas to receive this distinction. You can go to the news page at http://www.cityoftyler.org/ to read more about McDaniel.