Springboro picks replacement for retiring city manager

City Manager Christine Thompson is retiring after 28 years with Springboro city government.

Thompson will be replaced Oct. 2 by Assistant City Manager Chris Pozzuto.

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Thompson served as city manager for the past 17 years. She previously served as assistant city manager and community development director.

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Pozzuto was assistant city manager since April 2003.

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On Thursday, the city council added an agenda item to approve Pozzuto’s two-year contract.

He will be paid $121,000 during the first year. He earned $103, 566 as assistant city manager.

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The second year’s salary will reflect pay hikes to city staff.

Mayor John Agenbroad credited Thompson with leading the city through a period of residential and commercial growth.

“We are very excited that we have someone like Mr. Pozzuto who can step right in,” Agenbroad said in a press release.

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