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Scott W. Meszaros was most recently the City Manager for Seward, Alaska. Scott is an ICMA Certified Public Manager (CM), as well as an IIMC Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC). He earned his MPA Degree from Troy State University in Alabama and his BS Degree from Colorado State University. His tenure in Meeker, Colorado as Town Manager provided extensive publicly owned infrastructure improvements, public buildings and airport enhancements while also attaining debt elimination for the community which was heavily dependent upon the Oil/Gas and Coal Industries, and Outdoor Recreation. He was previously the City Clerk and Acting Assistant City Manager in Monument, Colorado which was one of Colorado’s fastest growing communities within the state. He has managerial experience overseeing the following departments; Administration, Finance, HR, Public Works, Utilities to include Water/Sewer and an Electric Utility, Police and Emergency Services, Sheriff’s Office Administration, Fire and Rescue, Port and Harbor Management, Parks & Recreation, Library and Museum, Senior Center, Community Development and Planning, Hospital and Clinic, the Alaska Sea Life Center, Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce. He prides himself in being collaborative and caring for his community and staff while striving for accountability and efficiency in operations. Scott has overseen numerous large construction projects to include two City Halls, a full service Hospital, numerous department facility construction projects and utility expansions. He has grant management and budget/finance experience as well as experience with establishing an Urban Renewal Authority and specifically developing Housing Projects and Economic Development efforts. He was also instrumental in a public fiber optic network expansion in Rio Blanco County, Colorado.
Scott has been married to his wife Stacey for 26 years and they have 3 grown children; Alexis (25) who resides in Atlanta, Cooper (21) a graduating student at the University of Louisiana- Monroe, and Briar (20) a Senior at the University of Redlands in California.
Scott has numerous hobbies and interests and is an avid bowhunter and enjoys the outdoors, NASCAR, and spending time with friends and family.
They are excited to make Hope Mills their home and to become a part of the community.