Letter: City Manager Search


Regarding the search for a new city manager: It is time for a change. Laguna Beach needs a new city manager from outside the “smokey room”. One that will give the residents, those most vested in this city, and their concerns priority. Laguna does not just exist to feed commercial interests based on tourism. It is a community. One that will benefit from new blood with better ideas. I sincerely hope you will not revert to the easy out and instead hire from a pool of candidates from outside or city limits.

Cindy Hall, Laguna Beach

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  1. Thanks Ms. Hall. I agree. This Council cannot continue to be lazy and go with the status quo. We’ve seen by the problems our city is facing that this isn’t working. The management of our city has been a serious concern for years and it is time to address it. Ms. Dupuis has no management experience others then serving at the request of CM Pietig. She will manage our city the same way which IMO is the root of many of our problems internally and externally. Hire an outsider like we have done with other positions including LBPD. It is time.


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