Friday, February 24, 2017

New Benicia City Manager, Lorie Tinfow

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Lorie Tinfow, City Manager
Pacifica until 3/31/17.
Times Herald News/Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, 2/23/17. "Benicia to name new city manager."

"Lorie Tinfow is likely to be Benicia’s new city manager, Fire Chief/Acting City Manager, Jim Lydon, announced this week.  A resolution to that effect is on the Benicia City Council meeting agenda for Tuesday.

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Savvy 2013 City Council
hired Lorie Tinfow.
On behalf of the city of Benicia, Mayor Elizabeth Patterson said in a statement, that “The city council is extremely impressed with Ms. Tinfow’s innovative problem solving approach to cities’ fiscal issues. She is an experienced and skilled professional city administrator who will bring value, inclusiveness, transparency and innovation to Benicia. I think we are very lucky to get such a qualified city manager in a very competitive market.”

.....  Tinfow holds degrees from Stanford and Harvard universities in applied earth science and city and regional planning and has been the city manager of Pacifica since 2013. While there, she strengthened the city’s financial status, and moved forward a number projects and initiatives, including increasing transparency with the community, officials said."  Read article. 

Submitted by Jim Wagner 

Related.  Fix Pacifica article reprint,  Lorie Tinfow, Pacifica City Manager, "News to share, 2/21/17".  City of Benicia.     Note photographs. Lorie Tinfow from Pacifica Tribune/Opinion/Lorie Tinfow, "Storm damage in Pacifica, 2/6/16.  City Council 2013 by Jane Northrop Mercury News/Bay City News/Jane Northrop, 9/10/13, "City Council appoints Pacifica's first woman City Manager." 

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