city manager

City, citizens make wish list for new manager

Over the next few weeks, the city’s recruiter will be sifting through resumes for Carlos Urrutia’s replacement. Urrutia is retiring in December after 26 years as Rocklin’s ...

Market to set new city manager salary range

The firm recruiting Rocklin’s next city manager wouldn’t commit to a salary cap, but at a public forum Saturday morning, it agreed there should be limits. “I personally like ...

Rocklin seeks community input for new city manager

The Rocklin City Council is conducting the recruitment for a new city manager and has engaged the Rocklin-based consulting firm of Ralph Andersen & Associates to assist in the recr ...

Community input sought for city manager hiring

The search for a new Rocklin city manager continues. A survey open to residents is available at www.ralphandersen.com/CityManagerSur vey.html that allows public input on the p ...

Our View: It’s time for Rocklin residents to stand up

As Rocklin prepares to hire its next city manager, citizens need to stand up and let the council know what they want. For far too long the citizenry has blindly depended on the i ...

City hires help to find next manager

The Rocklin City Council approved a bid last Tuesday, from Rocklin-based Ralph Andersen and Associates, to help the city find its next city manager. Outgoing City Manager Carlos ...

Rocklin ready for trial in ex-officer’s civil rights lawsuit

Rocklin is ready for trial in a federal civil rights lawsuit brought by former Rocklin police Sgt. Rick Eaton, according to the lead attorney defending the city. Eaton filed a la ...

Pension is ‘exorbitant’

I would like to commend The Placer Herald for bringing to light the embarrassing audacity of the Rocklin City Council and their approval of an exorbitant pension for City Manager C ...

Let’s put a stop to this

No one can be productive enough for any business; government or otherwise, to pay him/her the high wages/salaries some of them, such as Mr. (Carlos) Urrutia, receive. Rather than ...

Urrutia not only at fault

In a response to the recent letters about the city manager “snookering” taxpayers, please don’t fault just him, there are others doing the same — like the police chief — ...

Manager shows greed

Ben Bernacke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of the United States, makes $199,750 a year. Our city manager made $232,722.80 as of July 1, 2008 (Placer Herald, April 1). ...

Council was ‘duped’

Councilman (Peter) Hill said my suggestion that the council was duped when it agreed to increase the city manager’s pay close to his retirement is an attention-grabbing ploy (Pla ...

Cost savings are deceptive

The details of the Rocklin city manager retirement package are a classic case study in the outrageous disparity, which exists between public pensions and private employee retiremen ...

Rocklin taxpayers ‘snookered’ in deal

The city saves with early retirements? According to Scott Yuill (Placer Herald, April 1 Reader Input), the city of Rocklin will save money by spending more than $1 million of taxp ...

City answers critics of pay spike

City of Rocklin officials are trying to stamp out controversy sparked by the recent report of the 42-percent increase in City Manager Carlos Urrutia’s salary over the last five y ...