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Deputy Mayor Calls for City Manager to Take Early Retirement


Last updated 5/23/2020 at 8:56am

City Manager Ken Fields

Lake Wales Deputy Mayor Robin Gibson surprised his fellow commissioners at the end of their Tuesday May 19 meeting with a call for City Manager Ken Fields to begin planning for an early retirement.

Gibson said he met with Fields Monday and told him he wanted him to leave on a positive note after he helps prepare the 2020-21 budget, which takes effect Oct. 1. Fields' current contract expires in 2022.

"I want when there is a parting for everybody to respect each other and for the city manager to feel good about having been the city manager of Lake Wales," Gibson said.

Gibson asked for commi...

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Reader Comments(1)

gator63 writes:

Is this why they voted to let him buy into the gity retirement system?


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