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Assistant City Manager/City Chief Financial Officer Martin Lyons has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and City Treasurer in the City of Aurora.  The Aurora City Council confirmed the appointment last night, Nov. 14.

For the last nine-and-a-half years, Mr. Lyons as Assistant City Manager, CFO and Treasurer. In a note to City staff on Nov. 15, City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz said Mr. Lyons had served the City “with distinction. His stewardship of the City’s finances has been exceptional. In addition, his leadership on the new Robert Crown Center has helped bring a long time community dream closer to reality.  Marty is an outstanding local government manager and a valued colleague and friend. Please join me in congratulating Marty on his new role and thanking him for his service to the City of Evanston.”

Mr. Lyons’s last day in Evanston will be Dec. 15.