The City of Sanford has a new face in a familiar place. Lesley Nikkinen was welcomed in as the new city secretary this week .
Nikkinen has lived in the Sanford area for about a year and previously lived in Tampa, Florida for 36 years prior to moving to Sanford.
Nikkinen said her new career was a result of a chance meeting with a local resident.
“I met someone through the Elks Lodge.” she stated.
For more information on the new addition to the city staff, call Sanford City Hall at (806) 865-3612 or meet her in person at the Sanford city office at located at 208 N Dee Ave, call.
Nikkinen will also be able to meet residents at the upcoming city meeting on Monday, July 14, at 7 p.m. The Sanford council meets in the Sanford Community Hall.