Turnover complete with Phil Williams' departure | Editor's Note
Last updated 11/23/2021 at 9:58am
With the departure of Public Works Director Phil Williams this week, the City of Edmonds has seen a complete turnover of its directors in the past two-and-a-half years.
Two left in 2019 under Mayor Dave Earling’s final term: In May, Human Resources Director Mary Ann Hardie departed for a similar position in Lacey after a disagreement over salary. A month later, Parks and Recreation Director Carrie Hite took a similar job in Redmond.
"The relationship the council has with the administration has been impactful to staff, City processes, and policies,” Hite said at the time. “It is diffic...