City Manager Charles Daniels has appointed Karl Zook as Assistant City Manager, effective immediately. Mr. Zook has served as the City Engineer since February 2019. Before joining the City of Forney, Mr. Zook served as Assistant Director/City Engineer for the City of Surprise, Arizona. He has also served as Civil Engineer and Construction Superintendent for the City of Peoria, Arizona.
“Karl brings both a talent to get things done and the patience to deal with different personalities and issues. His extensive leadership experience in local government has prepared him to excel in this role,” stated City Manager Charles Daniels.
“I am excited for the opportunity to serve our community in a greater capacity. I look forward to supporting our talented employees and their efforts to serve this great city,” stated Assistant City Manager Zook.
Mr. Zook will provide direct supervision of the following Departments: Community Development, Engineering, Information Technology, Parks & Recreation and Public Works.