Philips is gone

Reporter Amanda Baumfeld said that Covina officials aren’t saying much abou the firing of City Manager Paul Philips, other than it is due to philosophical differences. Here’s the latest:

COVINA – City Manager Paul Philips has been terminated from his post due to philosophical differences, officials said.

In a special closed session meeting the City Council voted unanimously to rid Philips from the city’s top administrative position on Monday, according to Chief Deputy City Clerk Toni Taber.

Philips and the council had differences in the direction the city is going, according to Taber.

  • steve

    He needed to go , very large hat size

  • Covina Old Timer

    Its about time! Good for the council!

  • gilman

    Well what a pleasant surprise. The Council’s stock sure went up in my book.
    Now let’s see who they bring in to replace him?

  • Anonymous

    What sort of things did they disagree on?

  • Anonymous

    He was a nice guy

  • Anonymous

    In terms of city managers from throughout the SGV, he was one of the most involved in regional issues. Too bad, but most city managers have a soft landings in better spots. Good luck to him.

  • Anonymous

    sure is true he was a fine person and fine leader. i wish him the best.