City releases statement on staff reorganization
Chief of Staff role is gone; Grace Lockett did not apply for new role
Last updated 1/14/2021 at 7:55am
According to a news release from the City of Mill Creek, the City has reclassified the position of Chief of Staff to the position of Deputy City Manager and Internal Auditor effective Jan. 1. This reclassification was approved by City Council during the regular meeting in December, and enacted by City Ordinance No. 2020-869.
Grace Lockett, then Interim Chief of Staff, opted not to apply for the reclassified position and was therefore subject to layoff. Lockett’s last day with the City of Mill Creek was Jan. 5. City Manager Michael Ciaravino appointed former Finance Director Jeff Balentin...