City manager fills three key positions in Yakima

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Yakima reorganization plan continues with the filling of three key city positions.

Yakima City Manager Tony O'Rourke made the selections. He appointed Joan Davenport to become the City's Strategic Projects Manager. Sean Hawkins will serve as the Economic Development Manager. Steve Osguthorpe will step in as Community Development Director.

Davenport and Hawkins have held city of Yakima positions in the past.

Osguthorpe last worked for the city of Ames, Iowa.

The three are expected to begin their new jobs early next month.