Fortuna Appoints A New City Manager
This is a press release from the City of Fortuna:
CITY OF FORTUNA PRESS RELEASE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Fortuna, CA – The Fortuna City Council is pleased to announce that the City of Fortuna has completed the City Manager selection process, and expects to finalize a contract with the current Interim City Manager, Merritt Perry on November 29, 2018. Mr. Perry has been with the city since 2014 in the capacity of City Engineer/Public Works Director and has served as the interim City Manager for the last seven months. He has kept the city running smoothly during a gap between managers. Mr. Perry has done an exemplary job during his time as interim, and will be a good fit for the position in a permanent capacity. The City Council and a professional panel interviewed six potential candidates and Mr. Perry rose to the top in both interviews. Under the leadership of Mr. Perry, the City of Fortuna will continue in a positive and organized direction and seek ways to continue to provide exceptional services and sound fiscal management for the City of Fortuna.