As was reported on Elk Grove Laguna News on Monday, Elk Grove City Manager Laura Gill will be without a job. According to a press release this evening from the city, the city council had decided to let Gill go at their April 11 closed door session. It was reportedly a 4-1 vote with Mayor Steve Ly the lone dissenting vote.
The press release stated that Gill announced that she was resigning. In her statement Gill said, “Thank you for the privilege of serving you and the citizens of Elk Grove for nearly a decade. I am grateful for the opportunity to be a part of a special organization that has valued responsiveness, customer service, and teamwork to deliver excellent services to our citizens and customers every day.”
“I am proud of the work that we have accomplished, and I look forward to seeing the results of the initiatives that we have started. I wish the City and the organization all the best in the future.”
The severance package for Gill was approved by the council tonight at their closed door meeting. Assistant City Manager, Jason Behrmann will serve as interim City Manager. The City Council we decide how to proceed on hiring a new City Manager.