PETERS – Logic of City Hall restructuring not immediately apparent

AND THEN there were four.

City of Kamloops CAO David Trawin announced last week there would only be four senior managers reporting to him instead of five after David Duckworth takes his leave to Calgary.

That means the purview of Duckworth’s former department is being split up between the other four directors: Jen Fretz, Byron McCorkell, Marvin Kwiatkowski and Kathy Humphrey.

The savings from not paying a senior manager and an executive assistant could total out to as much as $325,000, but Trawin hedged his bets by saying the city might not save that much if it finds it can’t survive without the two people on staff.

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James Peters is the radio anchor at CFJC, coming to Kamloops in 2006. He anchors the afternoon news on B-100 and 98.3 CIFM, and contributes weekly editorials to the CFJC Evening News. He tweets regularly @Jamloops.


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1 Comment on PETERS – Logic of City Hall restructuring not immediately apparent

  1. The “logic” (note quotation marks) is obvious…people are rightfully fed-up hence here it is, a perfect PR opportunity of pretending to do something. Will it translate into a better run city? Not until council stops pretending too!

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