San Dimas City Manager Announces Retirement

San Dimas City Manager Ken Duran has announced his retirement two weeks after he was placed on administrative leave. Assistant City Manager Brad McKinney has taken over in the interim.

“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,” Mayor Emmett Badar said in a statement. “I know I speak for the entire City Council in thanking Ken for his exemplary public service and wish him the best going forward.”

Duran has been in public service for 34 years and has been an employee of San Dimas since 1986. He was appointed city manager in 2018.

In a news release, Duran called it a privilege to have worked for the city for so many years.

“I look forward to spending the next phase of my life with my family,” he added.

Read more at the Daily Bulletin.


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