Domer Quits As Fullerton City Manager
Late yesterday afternoon the City of Fullerton announced that City Manager Ken Domer is quitting. Observers have noted a growing dissatisfaction by a majority of the council with Domer’s lack of management ability.
The City press release quotes Domer, thus: “I really can’t stay any longer. It used to be so easy to do the things I do, in the way I do them. Now I have to try to answer embarrassing questions all the time. It’s not supposed to work like that.”
Most recently Domer tried to get the council to go along with privatizing the business registration function – a move that would actually cost the City money, and, by relocating an existing employee, maintain the current employee headcount. This item was rejected by the City Council in a 3-2 vote, now a familiar trend.
In the press release, Domer continues: “I will always value my four years in Fullerton. Working with Jennifer Fitzgerald and Jan Flory was so rewarding for me. And I mean that literally. And of course Jesus Quirk Silva and Ahmad Zahra always had my back, and I had theirs.”
In his brief tenure as City Manager Domer will be remembered for unbalanced budgets, a failed sales tax scam, crumbling infrastructure, lack of code enforcement, bending over backward for downtown bar scofflaws, ridiculous vanity construction projects and many other accomplishments. But he may be best remembered for the City’s reckless lawsuit against this very blog, and the incredibly corrupt decision to approve Joe Florentine’s forgery of an official city planning document.
When reached for comment, former councilperson Jennifer Fixgerald noted, “Ken Domer is a real treasure; a pleasure to work with; worth his weight in gold.”
10 Replies to “Domer Quits As Fullerton City Manager”
Too bad is’t not true.
Fixgerald. Good one.
This seems an exceptionally cruel April Fools joke.
For a brief second I was elated.
Thank you for making my day!
Then realized it’s April 1st and now it’s just a regular day in Fullerton.
Its April 1st? Damn shame dreams dont come true.
…and Ahmad Zahra is going to jail for his crimes against women.
I called City Hall to be sure. Not true. Falls into the category of stupidest April’s Fools jokes ever.
Well, somebody is stupid, that’s for sure.
They get paid way too much, so do cops, and it looks like you can be a total incompetent and still get paid. Read about the other incompetents that “served” Fullerton https://voiceofoc.org/2021/04/fullerton-city-council-members-sack-city-manager-ken-domer-without-saying-exactly-why/
He did end up having a mutually acceptable agreement with Fullerton to go somewhere else. Our new city manager is Eric Levitt.