Bastrop police chief, Smithville secretary step down Posted in: Lifestyle The cities of Bastrop and Smithville recently experienced staff changes and additions. Bastrop Police Chief and assistant city manager James Altgelt resigned. Altgelt was also in charge of the city’s emergency management program. Interim Police Chief Clint Nagy and Fire Chief Andres Rosales will supervise the two departments until a successor is named. Bastrop’s planning & development director Jared Mayfield also resigned to return to his prior job in North Texas in the city of Murphy. Ken Flynn will serve as interim planning & development director while the city searches for a permanent director. Building official David Brasich has resigned, but will ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!