Riverside has parted ways with City Manager John Russo following a split vote by the city council Tuesday night.
The City Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the City, implementing the goals and objectives and policy direction of the City Council. The City Administrator secures the successful delivery of services through strong and hands-on leadership, budget administration and planning, human resources, and project and contract administration. Via the support of the Executive Team, the City Administrator ensures the delivery of cost effective programs and services, consistent with the City’s mission to support a better Rialto.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is preferred.
Experience: Seven years of increasingly responsible experience in municipal government, including five years of executive management responsibility. Prior or current experience as a City Administrator/Manager, Assistant/Deputy City Administrator/Manager, Department Director, or similar capacity will be expected. The City Council highly regards California experience and will also consider all viable out-of-state candidates provided the type and level of experience is in alignment with the City needs.
The City of La Verne is grappling with a pair of lawsuits brought by members of its fire department that have exposed deep divisions and opened the struggling city up to further financial hardship.
We’ve lost count of the number of government officials were left red-faced (or worse) as a result of what they thought was just an innocent tweet.