Press release from the City of Fortuna:
The Fortuna City Council is pleased to announce that the City of Fortuna has completed the city manager selection process, and expects to finalize a contract with current Interim City Manager Merritt Perry on Nov. 29, 2018.
Perry has been with the city since 2014 in the capacity of City Engineer/Public Works Director and has served as the interim City Manager for the last seven months. He has kept the city running smoothly during a gap between managers. Perry has done an exemplary job during his time as interim, and will be a good fit for the position in a permanent capacity. The city council and a professional panel interviewed six potential candidates and Perry rose to the top in both interviews.
Under the leadership of Perry, the City of Fortuna will continue in a positive and organized direction and seek ways to continue to provide exceptional services and sound fiscal management for the City of Fortuna.