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New city manager to be announced Thursday

Original post made on Jun 25, 2008

Palo Alto's new city manager will be announced and introduced at a 10 a.m. press conference Thursday at City Hall, Mayor Larry Klein said today.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 25, 2008, 12:19 PM

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Posted by Barney
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 25, 2008 at 12:37 pm

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Posted by A PA Resident
a resident of Midtown
on Jun 25, 2008 at 1:10 pm

After all this hype, I hope the guy has thick skin and walks on water!! Good luck.


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Posted by Follow the Money
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 25, 2008 at 2:20 pm

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Posted by Barney
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 25, 2008 at 5:30 pm

Follow the Money,Please read the following archived Articles

1.)FIRED:

Uploaded: Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 2:15 PM
City Manager Frank Benest's job in jeopardy?
Council spent 2.5 hours discussing Benest's status Monday night, then scheduled another session for Tuesday
After an unusual 2.5-hour closed personnel "evaluation" session by the City Council Monday night, City Manager Frank Benest still had his job.
But it may be hanging in the balance.

Web Link

2.)RESIGNATION
Web Link

3.)RETIRE
Web Link

BARNEY


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Posted by fireman
a resident of another community
on Jun 25, 2008 at 7:51 pm

I would hate to be him. What to do about the past?


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Posted by fireman
a resident of another community
on Jun 26, 2008 at 5:07 am

Would he get a house also. Maybe this time the City Manager Can RENT. If he can not purchase his own home.

Tea Frank some people who can not purchase homes for lack of funds, Rent. You should have tried it.


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Posted by Smith
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:08 am

Well, now Frank can live on his CALPERS retirement of 100% (or more just like Bob Golton did from PAUSD) and teach at Stanford where he'll collect another wonderful sum of money.


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Posted by Joey Walnut
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:38 am

So, it's after 10... who 'won'?


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