Claremont’s Acting City Manager Gets the Permanent Spot

Claremont’s acting city manager Adam Pirrie is being signed on to the permanent administrator’s role. Pirrie was appointed city manager by the city council on Tuesday, Feb 23.


Over the past four months, Mr. Pirrie has been serving as both the Acting City Manager and Finance Director for the City, resulting in a savings of $95,886. During his time as Acting City Manager, Mr. Pirrie has performed the duties of the position exceedingly well, bringing a sense of calm, continuity, and competence to the role.


"The City is facing unprecedented challenges over the next few years. Having someone with Mr. Pirrie's skills, experience, and institutional knowledge is invaluable to City as we make critical decisions for Claremont's future," said Mayor Jennifer Stark.


Pirrie has served as Finance Director for 10 years. He thanked the city council in a statement, calling the appointment “humbling and overwhelming.”