Sturgis City Manager calls it a wrap after eleven years


Daniel Ainslie 2STURGIS, S.D.– The City Manager of Sturgis is leaving for Rapid City. Daniel Anislie has resigned after 11 years on the job. He’ll become Rapid City’s Financial Director, pending council approval. Ainslie’s resignation comes about a year since the Sturgis Council approved resolutions in support of a city manager position. Sturgis Mayor Mark Carstensen says it’s unfortunate to see Anislie go and appreciates everything he’s done for the city.

Mark Carstensen Mayor of Sturgis says, “All his hard work in development and financial stability and things like that has definitely helped our community become better. So that’s been much appreciated and this is his choice and I’m happy for him for what he chooses to do.”

The mayor says Ainslie will help with the transition process and that the council is taking the first steps to find a new city manager.

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