County Manager http://wfae.org en Mecklenburg County Tasks New Manager With Changing Culture http://wfae.org/post/mecklenburg-county-tasks-new-manager-changing-culture <p>Mecklenburg County commissioners have hired from within to replace long-time county manager Harry Jones. Assistant County Manager Dena Diorio landed the job last night, seven months after Jones’ firing initiated a national search for a new leader.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:03:35 +0000 Ben Bradford 41347 at http://wfae.org Mecklenburg County Tasks New Manager With Changing Culture Commissioners Interview County Manager Finalists http://wfae.org/post/commissioners-interview-county-manager-finalists <p>Mecklenburg County commissioners are closing in on a choice for county manager. The board interviewed finalists for the job <a href="http://charmeck.org/mecklenburg/county/BOCC/Meetings/Documents/specialmtgNOTICE%20Personnel%20Matter%20Dec%20%2013%20and%2014%202013.pdf" target="_blank">in closed door meetings on Friday and Saturday</a> at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center. Sun, 15 Dec 2013 14:39:48 +0000 David Boraks 41162 at http://wfae.org County Commission Fires Harry Jones http://wfae.org/post/county-commission-fires-harry-jones <p>After months of growing tensions between longtime Mecklenburg County Manager Harry Jones and county commissioners, the board voted Tuesday to terminate Jones.</p><p>His firing was swift, and seemed well-orchestrated. After a 6-2 vote with Dumont Clarke and Vice Chairwoman Kim Ratliff opposing, the board ended Jones’ contract shortly after it emerged from a three-hour closed session. Commissioner George Dunlap was absent.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 02:25:58 +0000 David Perlmutt/Charlotte Observer 26828 at http://wfae.org County Commission Fires Harry Jones