Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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Newburgh City Council members lend praise, criticism to outgoing city manager

Ciaravino - can't please everybody

NEWBURGH – Following Newburgh City Manager Michael Ciaravino’s announcement this week that he will leave at the end of the year, most city council members praised his 4 ½ years of service.

“If I had to go to war, I would go side by side with you,” Mayor Torrance Harvey told Ciaravino during Monday night’s council session.

Councilman Jonathan Jacobson said Ciaravino “has done some good things and some not-so-good.”

Councilwoman Hillary Rayford, who has made no secret that she didn’t want Ciaravino working in City Hall, said she has never heard of an official giving four months’ notice to resign. She suggested the city replace him with an interim city manager much sooner.

Other council members, Patty Sofokles and Anthony Grice, praised Ciaravino’s work.

 


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