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  New City Manager's Contract on Agenda for December 17
December 15, 2019

The next City Council meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17th. Closed Session begins at 5:00 P.M., followed by the Special Meeting of the Housing Authority at 6:25 P.M. The Regular Meeting of the Richmond City Council will begin at 6:30 P.M.  The agenda may be found by clicking this link: December 17th City Council Agenda. Click here for the full packet.

The Agenda includes the item, “APPROVE an employment agreement with Laura Snideman as Richmond City Manager, providing for a three-year term commencing January 27, 2020, at an initial base salary of $255,000 annually (approximately $342,868 total compensation), with subsequent salary increases subject to a satisfactory performance evaluation, and other specified employment terms - City Manager's Office (Steven Falk 620-1264).”

Laura Snideman is currently assistant city manager of Fairfield, CA, since 2014.  Prior to that, she served briefly as executive offer of LAFCO (Local Agency Formation Commission) of Napa County. She worked from 2009 to 2013 in Half Moon Bay, first as administrative officer and then over three years as city manager.