CLEARWATER, FL (WECT) – The Cape Fear Public Utility's Chief Executive Officer, Matt Jordan, has been offered a position in Florida as the new general manager for Tampa Bay Water, according to a news release from a Tampa Bay Water spokesperson.
Tampa Bay Water officials will meet June 17, where Jordan's contract he and the agency's chairman and general counsel have agreed upon will be submitted for consideration. Should the board approve it, Jordan will begin working July 8.
CFPUA spokesperson Mike McGill released the following statement regarding Jordan's offer:
"We at CFPUA have seen the report in the Tampa Times and can acknowledge that Mr. Jordan is in line for the General Manager's position with Tampa Bay Water. Mr. Jordan is still the Chief Executive Officer of the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority until further notice.
It is the nature of the water and wastewater industry for top managers to be considered for leadership positions with larger utilities and Mr. Jordan informed Board Chairman Jim Quinn of his intention to interview for the Tampa Bay Water position earlier this year."