Management & Operations

Ben Franklin Transit GM out after one year

Posted on May 21, 2015

RICHLAND, Wash. —  Ben Franklin Transit’s general manager, Dennis Solensky is out after just one year, as the agency’s board voted not to renew his contract, reported the Tri-City Herald.

Solensky, who led the public transit system in Erie, Pa., for 12 years, was one of 86 applicants for the position after Tim Fredrickson, the manager for 18 years, resigned in December 2013.

There was no particular incident that led to the decision, said Pasco Mayor Matt Watkins, the transit board chairman. The board was looking for someone with different skills, he said, according to the Herald.

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