Compton City Manager Thomas Thomas was fired on Tuesday, following a closed session of the City Council. He had held the position for just over a year.
The Santa Clara City Council has removed a new member of the Planning Commission after he was accused of living outside the city.
“I am absolutely appalled and embarrassed” one member said.
In the span of 48 hours, the city lost a brand new city clerk, placed its city manager on leave, and fired an HR director accused of embezzling from a nonprofit.
Foster City’s top administrator Peter Pirnejad was terminated during a closed session of the city council last week after less than one year on the job.
In a closed session on March 23, the Los Banos City Council voted 4-1 to terminate the contract of City Manager Alex Terrazas. The lone no vote was cast by Mayor Tom Faria.
The 3-2 decision came during a tense meeting on July 24.
This story has been updated.
In the span of just two months, the City of Santa Ana has parted ways with its city manager, deputy city manager, city clerk, and a top city manager’s aide. The city manager’s departure alone will cost $400,000.