After 20 years of service to the City of Turlock, Rhonda Greenlee, will be retiring from the position of Executive Assistant to the City Manager / City Clerk in which she has held for nearly 17 years of her career with the City. The City Clerk plans, coordinates, manages and oversees the activities and operations of the City Clerk’s Office including department administration, public information, election management, and City records management.
Rhonda Greenlee was born in Long Beach, California and graduated from William S. Hart High School in Newhall, California. She later graduated from CSU Stanislaus and stayed local with her husband and two sons.
When Greenlee first started the position of City Clerk in 1994, it was an elected position. In 2002, voters changed the elected City Clerk position to an appointed position while the City Treasurer positioned remained an elected one. The City Clerk has direct contact with the City Council but is appointed and supervised by the City Manager.
The City Clerk position is responsible for many duties including recording the minutes for the City Council meetings and other such meetings, ensuring agenda postings, overseeing public records requests, serving as a liaison between City Council and the public, serving as the Elections Official while supervising conduct of city elections, record keeping, administering oaths of office, and much more.
The City of Turlock posted the Executive Assistant to the City Manager / City job opening as an internal promotion with a monthly salary of $8,894 – $10,812. The application deadline was November 29, 2011. It is now up to the City Manager to appoint from the applicants.
City Manager Roy Wasden stated that there were two candidates, and as of Thursday night a chosen applicant has not been announced.
“Kellie Weaver has been in the acting capacity for approximately 12 months,” said Wasden.
Rhonda Greenlee’s last day will officially be December 29, 2011, but will preside over the oath of office for her replacement at the December 13, 2011, City Council meeting.