Burk Interim City Manager Fired

Burkburnett Interim City Manager Don Ives has been fired. Mayor Carl Law confirmed the news Friday afternoon.

Mayor Law said Burk Commissioners unanimously voted to terminate Ives' employment as of the close of business Friday. Mayor Law said it was due to an undisclosed incident from Thursday night.

Mayor Law said city officials are working to find long and short-term solutions to finding a city manager. Ives had been filling in while Burk Commissioner searched for a permanent replacement for former City Manager Mike Slye.

Mayor Law said the field of candidates has been narrowed to three in that search. The final candidates are:

Johnny "Jay" Burch of Mount Pleasant , TX.

Tim James of Graham, TX.

Leroy Alsup of Windfield, KS.