The City of Lincoln in Placer County has chosen a successor for Jennifer Hanson, who stepped down in May.
Jim Throop has been hired by Cupertino.
Maraskeshia Smith was chosen after a nationwide search to replace Sean McGlynn, who now works for Escondido.
In a statement, Shaw says he believes that he isn’t violating any laws but did not want to potential spend “hundreds of thousands of dollars” in litigation costs to fight for his seat.
Huntington Beach City Manager Leaving for Irvine
Watsonville City Manager Matt Huffaker is headed for Santa Cruz. The City Council is expected to appoint Huffaker to the city manager’s position on Nov. 9. His start date would be Jan. 3.
The City of Clovis will have a new city manager at the start of 2022. Assistant City Manager John Holt has been promoted, effective Jan. 1.
The city attorney warned an appointment would probably constitute a Brown Act violation. With its mayor absent, the council went ahead and appointed LaDonna Jempson anyway.
Karena Shackelford is set to become the first African American city manager in Fremont history.
October 8 will be Newport Beach Assistant City Manager Carol Jacobs’ last day on the job. Her last council meeting was Sept. 28.