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Union Gap City Manager Moving Forward on City Issues

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UNION GAP, Wash.-- Union Gap's new city manager started work this week, and he's already moving forward on a number of the city's issues.

The city council picked Rodney Otterness last month for the new manager job.

Otterness says the city council placed the mold problem in city hall as a top priority.

He also plans to meet with Yakima's mayor and city manager to discuss how the two cities can work together better.

Otterness says he plans to take most of his cues from the community.

"Helping the community exercise and bring to the future their vision, not my vision where I come from," said City Manager Rodney Otterness.

Otterness says he wants to talk with the city council and Union Gap citizens before he makes any further plans.

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