City manager’s absence overshadows inquiry into charges of hostile workplace
Last updated 6/14/2018 at Noon
The Mill Creek City Council is defending the extended absence of City Manager Rebecca Polizzotto while ignoring charges filed by city employees that the administrator should be held accountable for an atmosphere that has prompted 30 staffers to leave.
One high-ranking former department head said Polizzotto refused his initial letter of resignation and actually dictated the version that she would accept. The revised letter, he said, included misleading statements that enhanced the city manager’s role as well as the mood of employees in City Hall.
In another case, former City Clerk Kelly...