Tustin’s City Council has decided to make Acting City Manager Matthew S. West’s job permanent. West was appointed City Manager on April 16 with the full support of the dais. He’s replacing Jeffrey Parker who has retired.
West has worked for the city in a number of capacities for the past 18 years. He previously served as Assistant City Manager. According to a city press release, West has also held jobs in San Juan Capistrano, Upland, Mono County, and the private sector.
“I’m honored the Tustin City Council has chosen me to manage the operation of such an amazing city,” said West. “I look forward to continuing to serve the Council and the Tustin community.”
Mayor Charles E. “Chuck” Puckett called West’s selection “the best and most logical choice” for the Orange County city.