City manager Nicole Ard told a reporter Friday afternoon she needed another week before she'd be ready to make a decision, but she'd already made the offer to acting chief John Orzech about an hour earlier.
It's not clear why Ard provided inaccurate information on the decision, but Orzech said he was glad to have the opportunity.
"I'm very excited and looking forward to moving ahead to keep working and getting things accomplished," he said.
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