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August 17, 1989 | DAVID REYES, Times Staff Writer
Jerry Kenny, a city executive, has been named Westminster's fourth city manager in three years, city officials announced Wednesday. Kenny, 59, who has been interim city manager since Murray Warden was fired from that position in January, began his career at City Hall 16 years ago as an administrative intern. "I've been with the city a long time, so you might say I am a survivor," Kenny said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 17, 1989 | DAVID REYES, Times Staff Writer
Jerry Kenny, a city executive, has been named Westminster's fourth city manager in three years, city officials announced Wednesday. Kenny, 59, who has been interim city manager since Murray Warden was fired from that position in January, began his career at City Hall 16 years ago as an administrative intern. "I've been with the city a long time, so you might say I am a survivor," Kenny said.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 24, 1987
The state Transportation Commission has allocated $996,000 for improvements on a portion of Garden Grove Boulevard east of Bolsa Chica Road to just west of Beach Boulevard. The work will be administered by the city. Jerry Kenny, deputy city administrator and public works director for Westminster, said that the project will involve resurfacing the street, installing traffic signals and widening the railroad crossing at the intersection of Hoover Street and Garden Grove Boulevard.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
Paul Gilbrook, the president of the firefighters' union, has appealed his dismissal from the Fire Department, arguing that he has not violated any policy that could justify his firing. Gilbrook, 37, filed his appeal Mondayto City Manager Jerry Kenny, who is expected to review the case this week. After a closed-door hearing, Gilbrook was fired on Feb.
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June 2, 1992 | From a Times Staff Writer
A fire chief who refused to send his firefighters to the riot-torn streets of South Los Angeles out of concern for their safety has been placed on administrative leave, the city manager said Monday. Fire Chief D'Wayne Scott, 51, was placed on leave with pay last Wednesday by City Manager Jerry Kenny, nearly one month after the chief turned down requests from the Los Angeles Fire Department for help in battling blazes during the riots. "I'm very disappointed," Scott said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 28, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
City Manager Jerry Kenny announced this week that he will retire after more than 20 years with the city. Kenny, 64, said he will leave on March 4. He has been city manager since January, 1989. Kenny's retirement comes at a time when the city is facing serious political troubles that include a recall targeting Mayor Charles V. Smith and three other City Council members and an investigation by the district attorney's office into alleged overtime fraud at the Fire Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 9, 1994 | BERT ELJERA
The City Council today will consider proposed changes in the city's management team, including the appointment of a deputy city manager. Acting City Manager Robert J. Huntley also is proposing the creation of the Community Development Agency, which would include redevelopment. If approved, the city would have two deputy managers--one responsible for administrative services and the other for community development.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 20, 1990 | GREG HERNANDEZ
The City Council has approved a 45-day moratorium on issuing permits for certain types of businesses that have sometimes been used as fronts for prostitution and other illegal activity. The temporary ban, approved last week, was requested by the Police Department, which has reported an influx of inquiries in recent weeks from people who want to set up tanning salons, dance studios, modeling studios and acupressure businesses in Wesminster.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 16, 1992 | JON NALICK
The City Council has approved spending $25,000 to improve the Police Department's photo crime laboratory, which city officials closed down in January after finding that it violated state and federal safety standards. The council Tuesday unanimously approved the expenditure, which is intended to bring the lab up to federally mandated safety standards.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1989
Citing philosophical differences, the City Council fired City Manager Murray L. Warden at the Council's regular meeting Tuesday night. "This was essentially a parting of the ways," said Mayor Charles V. (Chuck) Smith, who added that Warden, who was hired 8 months ago, and the council "never clicked." The termination was effective immediately. The decision was announced after Warden met with council members in a closed session to discuss his job performance, Smith said.
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