FORT MYERS, Fla. – The City of Fort Myers welcomed a new city manager Monday in a ceremony swearing in Marty Lawing to the position.
Lawing made a few remarks before officially being sworn in by city staff and council members and signing on the dotted line.
This morning city staff and council members welcomed new City Manager Marty Lawing. The ceremony included City Manager Lawing swearing in, signing on, and a few remarks to employees. City staff wore sunglasses because the City of Fort Myers future is so bright! pic.twitter.com/66WCur4z5X
— City of Fort Myers (@cityftmyers)...
NAPLES, Fla. – Naples City Manager Charles Chapman resigned during Thursday’s council meeting.
City officials said there were a lot of disagreements during the meeting. Councilman Ted Blankenship said during the meeting that he thought the city manager should resign.
Chapman made the decision to resign immediately. The council did vote unanimously to accept Chapman’s resignation, city officials said.
City officials said Dana Souza was named interim city manager.
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FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Fort Myers city council approved the new city manager’s contract, but not before addressing accusations of racism and discrimination against the man picked for the job.
Members of the Lee County NAACP spoke about the claims during Wednesday’s special meeting. Community members said Marty Lawing has a history of racism and discrimination in his past jobs in North Carolina.
In Guilford County, Lawing was sued by a worker who claims she was wrongfully fired because of her race. Before that, he worked as county manager in Brunswick County —...