Friday, October 23, 2015

Nanaimo City Manager Departing Nov. 13/15

Ted Swabey going to Maple Ridge

Nanaimo's City Manager, Ted Swabey, has announced to Council his decision to depart City Hall having accepted a new position as the Chief Adminstration Officer for the City of Maple Ridge. Mr. Swabey's last day as head of Nanaimo's city administration is set for November 13. A meeting of Council will be convened in the coming days to begin the process of filling the City Manager position.
Mr. Swabey began working for the City in 1989. Over his 26 year career he has held several portfolios including planning, development, economic development, protective services and community safety. 

He was appointed to the position of City Manager in 2013.

"I'll miss him. Ted is bright, hardworking and knowledgeable; I have thoroughly enjoyed working with him during my first year as Mayor. His dedication to his job, his staff and his community will make him a tremendous asset to the City of Maple Ridge. I wish him all the best in his new role and sincerely thank him for his many years of service to our organization and community."  -  Bill McKay Mayor

"My years with the City have provided me many incredible opportunities to be a part of the changes and growth this community has witnessed. Along the way I have had the pleasure of working with a great number of people who have both made, and continue to make, Nanaimo a great place to live."  -  Ted Swabey City Manager


1 comment:

  1. Howatt and Swabey jumping ship in quick succession.
    Could this be a turf war between Council and staff to see who runs this city?


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