OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — The resort of Ocean City has sworn in its new city manager.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports David Recor, a former city manager in Fort Pierce, Fla., officially took over the position this week.

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Recor says he wants to immerse himself in the community and to meet with at least one community group or organization each week.

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Mayor Rick Meehan has been serving as interim city manager since September, when Dennis Dare resigned. During a work session this week, Meehan thanked residents for supporting him through his first stint in the position.

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