UPDATE: Mayor Lucero Provides Comment On Recent Suspension Of City Manager
Last Friday, as reported in the Valley Daily Post HERE, Mayor Alice Lucero placed City Manager Kelly Duran on administrative leave and appointed Mark Duran as interim City Manager. In initial reports Mayor Lucero was not available for comment.
On Sunday evening the Valley Daily Post received a response from Mayor Lucero in which she provided the following statement. “It was an extremely difficult decision for me to make, however, I did what I had to do in the best interests of the City. I wish Kelly well in his future endeavors.”
More on this story as it develops.