A roundup of City Managers making waves in the news: New City Manager hires and leavings around the state, one City Manager misses budget deadline, former Parks and Rec GM gets rejected from Hemet CM job and more.

  • Former San Juan City Manger takes new position as City Manager of Colusa. – Hollister Free Lance

  • Long Beach City Manager Pat West misses budget deadline. – Contra Costa Times

  • City Manager adopts no-nonsense approach to budget cuts. – The Monterey County Herald

  • Former Public Works Director for Compton named the new City Manager for the City of Williams. – The Appeal Democrat

  • Retired Recreation and Park District general manager Sam Goepp, known for his efficiency in managing a government agency, was ready to come out of retirement to become the City Manager of Hemet. But his possible return to the game isn’t going to happen, as he received a rejection letter that he doesn’t meet the job qualifications. – The Press-Enterprise

  • San Luis Obispo City Manager Ken Hampian is leaving at the end of the year, folliwng 20 years at City Hall and 35 years of public services. He says it is not retirement. Also of note, Mayor Dave Romero said the first thing he did was cry. – San Luis Obisbo Tribune

  • Rio Dell City Manager Nancy Flemming resigns. – The Times-Standard

  • As Woodland fights potential state raids … “Mr. Mayor, members of the City Council, here they go again,” City Manager Mark Deven said while shaking his head. “This is a take, not a borrowing.” – The Woodland Daily Democrat

  • Dana Shigley appointed as acting City Manager for Anderson. – Anderson Valley Post

  • Getting to know new Novato City Manager Michael Frank. – PublicCEO

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