Sedona City Manager Karen Osburn
By Ron Eland | Red Rock News
Sedona City Manager Justin Clifton announced his impending departure to take the same position in Palm Springs, Calif.
Within 48 hours, the Sedona City Council had his replacement, and it’s a familiar face and name to many in the city.
The city announced Sedona Assistant City Manager and Community Development Director Karen Osburn was hired as the new city manager on the morning of Thursday, Jan. 28. She will take over at the end of March.
“I’m honored to receive the City Council’s endorsement and thrilled to continue working with them in this new role,” she said. “I feel excitement, anticipation and maybe a little bit overwhelmed given how quickly this has all transpired. But mostly, I feel very fortunate.”