David Mitchem is celebrating this Christmas after getting his Christmas wish, set a few months ago. According to the city of Eldon, they have decided to hire current Interim City Administrator David Mitchem full time starting January 1st. Mitchem says he couldn’t be happier with the decision and is excited to be involved with the city
Mitchem was originally hired to replace outgoing city administrator Debbie Guthrie who resigned back in March. Mitchem says he had left his family back in Colorado where he previously worked for this Temporary position and will now begin the process of moving them to the city. The city has agreed to keep him on staff until December 31st of 2017, at which time they will then re-evaluate.