Interim City Manager

Education & Experience

Paul Buntz graduated with a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Oklahoma. He has over 32 years experience in city government, and served as Durant's city manager from November 1984 to January 2007. 

He has served 2 different terms as President of the City Management Association of Oklahoma, and served on the Board of the Oklahoma Municipal League. Locally, he as served as Grant Coordinator/Writer for Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and is serving as the interim director of the Durant Industrial Authority.

The City of Durant is now hiring for the City Manager position.

The City Council approved the job description. Applications will be accepted through September 9, 2019.

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