No explanation: Finance Director Scott James abruptly leaves City
Third top Edmonds official to leave City in past year
Last updated 5/30/2020 at 10:17am
Scott James, Edmonds' finance director since March 2014, has abruptly left the City.
The Beacon has sent text, emails, and phone calls to James, but they have not been returned, possibly due to non-disclosure or litigation reasons.
Mayor Mike Nelson confirmed James' departure on Wednesday, May 27, but would not provide details.
"Scott James is no longer working for the City," he wrote in an email. "I have made Dave Turley the acting finance director. I appreciate Scott's service to our City and wish him the very best in his future endeavors."
It was Turley who presented the City's financia...