UPDATE: Vallejo council backs plan to name Malone as interim city manager

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Sept. 1, 2021 VALLEJO – Multiple sources have confirmed to JohnGlidden.com that the Vallejo City Council has directed staff to open negotiations with Mike Malone for possible appointment as interim city manager. The council voted 5-2 during a special closed session Tuesday night to begin the process of naming Malone,Continue reading “UPDATE: Vallejo council backs plan to name Malone as interim city manager”

Vallejo council doesn’t name new interim city manager – yet

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 31, 2021 VALLEJO – A new interim Vallejo city manager wasn’t named Tuesday night as the Vallejo City Council instead gave direction to city staff about filling the position. Vallejo City Attorney Veronica Nebb didn’t specify what that direction was after she reported out about what happened in theContinue reading “Vallejo council doesn’t name new interim city manager – yet”

Sources: Vallejo’s water director in contention for interim city manager position

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 30, 2021 VALLEJO – Multiple sources have confirmed to JohnGlidden.com that Mike Malone, the city’s water director, is a top choice to be Vallejo’s next interim city manager. The Vallejo City Council is scheduled to meet in a special closed session Tuesday to discuss naming the next interim cityContinue reading “Sources: Vallejo’s water director in contention for interim city manager position”

Former Vallejo councilwoman says she has no interest in being interim city manager

by John Glidden | glid24@protonmail.com | Aug. 28, 2021 VALLEJO – Marti Brown, a former Vallejo councilmember, and current interim city manager with the city of Willows, has no interest in serving as Vallejo’s interim city manager, she confirmed to JohnGlidden.com on Friday. Brown declined to comment when asked if she would be willing to serveContinue reading “Former Vallejo councilwoman says she has no interest in being interim city manager”

Cardwell dodges questions about her future in Vallejo city manager position

by John Glidden | July 10, 2021 VALLEJO – Acting City Manager Anne Cardwell evaded questions on Friday about her future plans as the city’s CEO. Cardwell declined to answer if she is interested in serving as Vallejo’s interim city manager following the recent resignation of City Manager Greg Nyhoff. “The City Council will be takingContinue reading “Cardwell dodges questions about her future in Vallejo city manager position”

Vallejo sent warning letter to former staff attorney after she was named as a witness in whistleblower complaint

by John Glidden | April 9, 2021 VALLEJO – Randy Risner claims he wasn’t trying to intimidate a former staff attorney when he had a warning letter mailed to the person’s new job last year reminding them about maintaining attorney client privilege and honoring their ethical obligations. The letter was sent to former Assistant City AttorneyContinue reading “Vallejo sent warning letter to former staff attorney after she was named as a witness in whistleblower complaint”

Vallejo searches for new HR lead, while former director is accused of ignoring complaints

by John Glidden | April 7, 2021 VALLEJO – City officials have begun the process of finding a new human resources director following the departure of Heather Ruiz, who left Vallejo last month amid allegations she failed to investigate racial discrimination and bullying complaints that were brought to her attention. The city released the job announcementContinue reading “Vallejo searches for new HR lead, while former director is accused of ignoring complaints”