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Walnut Creek City Manager Resigns

Oct 31, 2016 11:53AM ● By Jennifer Neys

On October 12, Walnut Creek City Manager Ken Nordhoff announced he is leaving the city to become a principal with HdL Companies, which provides an array of services to public agencies in the arena of fiscal management and economic development. His resignation is effective January 2, 2017.

Nordhoff has been Walnut Creek’s city manager since December 2010. Prior to that, he was city manager in San Rafael. “Public service is a noble and rewarding profession, and I have been privileged to serve this community and lead our organization as city manager over the past six years,” said Nordhoff. “During this time, there has been real progress on a wide variety of city council policies and programs that have favorably impacted our residents, businesses and visitors. Our city is safe and in high demand by families and businesses. Our varied program offerings are enjoyed by all ages. The incredible assets in our city are well cared for. Walnut Creek is fiscally sound due to strategic decisions that have improved recent financial performance and budget outlooks. Morale is high, and our community benefits from committed and compassionate employees,” he added. Mayor Loella Haskew said the city council would meet to determine the next steps for Nordhoff’s replacement.