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City manager gets the boot in Port Richey



Port Richey city manager Richard Reade was a victim of the Grinch or he did a terrible job. Or maybe he's something else.

"You're whipped cream on crap, Rich. Run for your life," Vice Mayor Mark Hashim -- a supporter -- told him.

Whatever the judgment, a divided city council gave Reade the boot by deciding not to renew his contract, which expires Dec. 26. Read Camille Spencer's story on the latest rocky chapter in Port Richey here.

David DeCamp, Times staff writer

[Last modified: Wednesday, May 26, 2010 11:42am]


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