Stockton’s new city manager is speaking out about his plans to get the city of bankruptcy now that he says he has a clear picture of its challenges.
Wilson joined as deputy city manager with the city in 2012 and has been interim city manager since November. He also served in the Schwarzenegger administration.
Former Bell city official was overpaid but not a criminal, her lawyer said in closing arguments in her corruption trial.
A Bell city official on trial for corruption told a jury that a newspaper story alerted her to the “insane” salaries of some officials in the small, blue collar suburb.
The Stockton City Council is outlining its plan for the city to emerge from Chapter 9 bankruptcy, while it wonders why it’s not getting the same assistance from the federal government as Detroit.
The district attorney is investigating allegations that Stockton’s mayor secretly recorded a conversation with the city manager, after the mayor admitted to to the alleged crime during Tuesday’s city council meeting.
Sacramento’s new city manager is expected to make $35,000 more than the previous manager, bringing his salary up to more than $300,000 per year.