The city of Reno announced today that City Manager Andrew Clinger has decided to take leave while allegations against him are being investigated.
The full statement by the city is below.
Earlier this morning, Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger notified City of Reno employees via email that he would be taking a voluntary leave of absence for 15 business days, effective beginning today, August 8, 2016.
In Clinger’s absence, Assistant City Manager Bill Thomas will serve as Acting City Manager. Below is Clinger’s email to employees:
The health and vibrancy of our organization and our community are among my highest priorities. Effective today, I will be on voluntary leave for the next 15 days to ensure the important business of the city continues without interruption or distraction. In my absence, I have designated Bill Thomas to act in my place as City Manager. I have no doubt Bill will do an outstanding job.
All of you are dedicated and hardworking individuals who not only care a great deal about this organization, but the community as a whole.
Thank you for your continued service and dedication to the citizens of Reno.
Bob Conrad is publisher, editor and co-founder of This Is Reno. He has served in communications positions for various state agencies and earned a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2011. In addition to managing This Is Reno, he holds a part-time appointment for the Mineral County University of Nevada Extension office.