Donna Crick, who was named the first mayor of this emerging eastern Nevada city, is now its second city manager.

Crick resigned as mayor to switch jobs, saying the town needs a manager to handle the administrative tasks that will lead to its becoming Elko County's fourth incorporated city July 1.The town fired City Manager Richard Kaffenberger in February, saying it had difficulty dealing with him during his five months on the job.

Crick was elected mayor in January 1990 for a term that will end in February 1994.

Councilman Larry Lisk will serve as mayor pro tem at the next council meeting May 7 while applications are sought to serve out the term.