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Rifle City Manager Sturgeon leaving for Centennial

Matt Sturgeon

Rifle City Manager Matt Sturgeon has been named the next city manager of the Denver suburb of Centennial after making Rifle his home for nearly 15 years.

“On behalf of City Council, I would like to congratulate Mr. Sturgeon for meeting the high standards set by the council for our new manager, and also extend our sincere appreciation to Wayne Reed and Jeff Dolan who proved to be exceptionally qualified candidates,” Centennial Mayor Cathy Noon said in a press release.

“The next step in the process is to negotiate an employment agreement with Mr. Sturgeon. The council is excited to be entering the next stage of success for our city and we are confident we have the right person at the helm for our continuing success.”



Sturgeon became Rifle city manager in May 2013 after working for the city for 11 years, including as assistant city manager. He came to Rifle from Pueblo, where he was the Pueblo County senior planner.

In 2015, he was accepted to the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program.



The three-week intensive program includes real-life case studies and topics including leadership, negotiations, public-private partnerships, cooperative governance and behavioral decision-making.


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