REGION: Big payouts a cushion for area's city managers

There are 4 comments on the The Press-Enterprise story from Dec 28, 2013, titled REGION: Big payouts a cushion for area's city managers. In it, The Press-Enterprise reports that:

City managers in some of the Inland region's largest municipalities have stitched voluminous golden parachutes to protect themselves from the whims of elected leaders, who have provided little stability for their top executives in recent years.

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Concerned Hemet resident

Los Angeles, CA

#1 Dec 28, 2013
No City manager should be paid more than $80,000.00 a year in this small city of Hemet.... We cannot afford to squander our taxes on a city manager making that much more than the rest of the citizens of this small retirement town..... Then the city manager has a assistant making almost as much as the city manager. Then through in benifits and the payout for this city manager position is laughable......tax money needs to be spent on police and fire dept..... And why do we need to sell off our trash co.? Well to pay for the laughable city officales
cleanup dude

Corona, CA

#2 Dec 28, 2013
The only way for this city To recover is to fund police services and rezone the trashy areas for senior only safe and affordable housing. The high crime areas should be patroled 24 hours a day. The city needs to follow up on getting rid of blight!
Bob

Pasadena, TX

#3 Dec 29, 2013
This crap needs to stop.$80,000.00 for a freaking city managers job?
Ben Dover

Sun City, CA

#4 Dec 30, 2013
Well, they paid off a city official over $50,000 one year and sealed his folder from the public.
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