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Pierce Transit picks retired city manager for interim CEO post

Posted on September 16, 2014

LAKEWOOD, Wash. — Pierce Transit’s board selected former Tacoma City Manager Jim Walton on Monday night as interim CEO, the Bellingham Herald reported.

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The board picked Walton after voting to waive CEO Lynne Griffith’s 75-day resignation notice requirement of her contract so she can start work Sept. 23 as director of the state ferry system. City officials said Walton could be interim chief executive officer from three months to a year, depending on how long it takes to find a permanent CEO, according to the report.

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