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Burdine to retire as DCOA head

Published On: Dec 27 2013 07:41:46 PM CST
Richard Burdine
ABILENE, Texas -

The Assistant City Manager for Economic Development is retiring.

Richard Burdine has also headed up the Development Corporation of Abilene for the past 10 years.

City Manager Larry Gilley said Burdine's contributions through his DCOA work have created new jobs, increased the tax base, and diversified the Abilene economy.

His retirement becomes effective February 28, 2014.