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Top West Kelowna bureaucrat heading to Victoria

Jason Johnson - Contributed
Jason Johnson
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West Kelowna's loss is Victoria's gain.

West Kelowna chief administrative officer, Jason Johnson, that he has accepted the city manager position with the City of Victoria and will be leaving the district, effective mid-February 2014.

“We accepted this news with heavy hearts, but I know all of council is very pleased for Mr. Johnson and the exciting new opportunity he has accepted,” said West Kelowna Mayor Doug Findlater.

“Council has enjoyed an excellent relationship with our CAO during the past six years, he has helped us achieve more than we thought possible and his advice and counsel will be greatly missed.”

Johnson was the first chief administrative officer hired when West Kelowna incorporated in January 2008.

Council will begin work immediately to find a suitable replacement.

“We will work quickly to begin the recruitment process for a new chief administrative officer, keeping in mind the best interests of the community and district staff as we seek to fill this key municipal position,” said Findlater.

“I have enjoyed my years at the district, helping to build the new municipality from the ground up with leadership from Mayor and Council and the tremendous help of the municipality’s strong, dedicated staff team,” said Jason Johnson.

 

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