Shasta Lake Calif.—City Manager John Duckett announced his intention to retire from City service this summer.
His last day as City Manager will be July 27th 2018.
Duckett was appointed as City Manager in December 2012 after being the City’s Finance Director.
He began his career as an Accountant with the City in November 1993 later to hold several positions within the City’s Customer Service and Finance areas.
As City Manager, Duckett was instrumental in working with the City Council and the community to develop and secure funding for the new City Hall and Community Center project which is currently under construction.
The project is scheduled for completion in July 2018.
Recently, due to the City’s previous interest in cannabis activities, and subsequently to the passage of Proposition 64; he worked closely with the City Council and community to develop comprehensive commercial cannabis regulations.
Duckett now 56 years old plans to spend time with his family and explore other opportunities.