Pasadena City Manager to Retire

Pasadena City Manager Steve Mermell is retiring on Dec. 2. Mermell notified city employees in an email Monday night, which reads in part:

“Over the years I have had the pleasure of getting to know a lot of city employees and I count many of you as friends and all of you as colleagues. Day in and day out you provide exceptional service to our community and it shows. It will always be a great source of pride for me to have served as your City Manager.”

Mermell has been under intense pressure over policing issues in the city.

Mermell began working for Pasadena more than 30 years ago. He took his first job as an analyst in the city's Water and Power Department. He then joined the Finance Department, where he eventually became deputy director. He was appointed city manager by a unanimous vote in 2016.

Read more about Mermell’s retirement at Pasadena Now and the Pasadena Star-News.


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