After more than 34 years of service to the City of San Dimas, City Manager Ken Duran announced his retirement on Friday, May 22.
Ken started with the City of San Dimas in 1986 as a Senior Recreation Supervisor and has held the positions of Assistant to the City Manager, Acting City Manager, and was appointed Assistant City Manager in 1993. On December 11, 2018, the City Council appointed him as City Manager. He grew up in San Dimas, attended San Dimas High School, and graduated from Cal State Fullerton. He lives in Chino Hills with his wife Stacey; they have two adult daughters and a grandson.
“The City of San Dimas is a wonderful city with a supportive community and hardworking staff who care deeply for the community they serve,” says Duran. “It been a privilege to serve the residents of the City of San Dimas for over 34 years and while I will be sad to leave, I look forward to spending the next phase of my life with my family.”
The City of San Dimas wishes Mr. Duran well as he enters this next stage of his life.
Mayor Emmett Badar said, “Ken’s dedication to the community has made a lasting and meaningful impression in our City. We will miss the commitment and leadership he has shown over the last 30 years. I know I speak for the entire City Council in thanking Ken for his exemplary public service and wish him the best going forward.”
The City Council will soon determine how to proceed with selecting the next City Manager. In the interim, the City Council appointed Assistant City Manager Brad McKinney as Acting City Manager.