Dublin Police Chief and deputy city manager Michael Epperson has been selected for a city manager position in New Bern, N.C.

Dublin Police Chief and deputy city manager Michael Epperson has been selected for a city manager position in New Bern, N.C.

Dublin community relations director Sandra Puskarcik said Epperson has not yet submitted a letter of resignation, but according to the New Bern Sun Journal, Epperson will be on the job in New Bern no later than Aug. 31.

The New Bern board approved the hiring of Epperson in a 5 1 vote during a meeting Tuesday evening.

Epperson, who has been employed with Dublin since 1988, was traveling Wednesday and was not available for comment.

Puskarcik anticipated an official announcement from the city on Thursday.