PANAMA CITY-- They're looking for someone to fill the vacancy created when Ken Hammons died earlier this month.
Assistant city manager Jeff Brown has been performing the duties since march 18th, when Hammons took medical leave.
Right now, commissioners say they feel comfortable with Brown's command of the job.
"There's so much going on right now that. I'm not sure that it's a process we may want to look at it 90 days or 6 months and then decide what we want to do. he's been here a long time. he's been filing in for the last 3 months and i don't know if the commission is ready to start a process if in fact we do," said Greg Brudnicki, Panama City Mayor.
Hammons served in municipal government positions for 35 years, as city manager in Georgia and several other Florida cities before his last 20-years in Panama City.