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Appointed deputy city manager declines; stays in Granite Falls
Last updated 2/13/2021 at 8:12am
Jeff Balentine, the former finance director for the City of Mill Creek, has decided not to take the role of deputy city manager and internal auditor.
The job was created as a replacement for Grace Lockett's position as chief of staff. Lockett did not apply. It is not clear whether the position was advertised or not, or if Lockett was given the opportunity to throw her hat in the ring.
Balentine was appointed to the job by City Manager Michael Ciaravino, with an effective date of Jan. 1. He has been on approved leave since then.
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