Compton city manager fired, new manager hired
The city managers office has become a game of musical chairs. At tonight’s city council meeting, Compton elected officials voted 3-2 to terminate the relationship with Roger Haley. Sources tell 2 Urban Girls the elected’s who voted in favor of termination, say his spending of taxpayers money to “educate” residents on Measure P was the driving force behind the decision.
Jerry Groomes was voted in as the new city manager by Mayor Brown and councilwoman Tana McCoy and Janna Zurita. Grooms previously worked for the city of Carson in the same capacity. Grooms quit the position in 2010 citing the “pressures” of the job.
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Zurita, McCoy and Emma Shariff formed the block that fired Roger Haley.