Ketchikan’s new city and utility manager is from Las Cruces
July 19, 2022
KRBD Public Radio
Ketchikan could soon have a new city manager. Its City Council voted Saturday to start negotiations with Delilah Walsh of Las Cruces, New Mexico, ending a three-month search.
Walsh is the utilities director for the city of Las Cruces. Mayor Dave Kiffer says that made her a good fit to manage both Ketchikan’s city government and the publicly-owned water, electric and telecom provider, Ketchikan Public Utilities.
“First of all, she’s got experience in both utilities and in government. So that’s what we were looking for, and to be honest, I wasn’t sure we were go...