Friday, August 9, 2019

Front page news this week in the Observer: “Greenacres City Manager Praised and Thanked”.

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Here is the front page news this week, above the fold in the Observer:

Andrea McCue, the roll up the sleeves and get it done City Manager of the City of Greenacres sat through being reviewed by the City Commission Monday night [Aug. 5th]. As it would be, McCue was also filling in for the City Clerk, doing double duty as she faced a performance review.

Comments from the Council contained phrases such as, ‘Professionalism’, ‘exemplary’, ‘City is in good hands’, ‘never disappointed our City from day one’, ‘exceeded expectations’, ‘creative thinker’, ‘came here very qualified and far exceeds all expectations’.

After casting these complementary appraisals of McCue’s performance, Council members thanked her and approved an increase in her salary.

Council members expressed a willingness to keep McCue and would hate to lose her to another municipality.

In other action, the Council unanimously approved changing the name of Leisure Services to Community & Recreation Services, in order to better express what they do.

The department does everything from providing seniors with meals to running youth programs.

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Council members praised Michele Thompson, Leisure Services Director, or now Community & Recreation Services Director for the success of the programs. Thompson pushed the credit to the “wonderful team” she works with.

To learn more about the City of Greenacres browse their continually-evolving and updated website.

For sake of comparison and scale here in Central Palm Beach County, many of you will be interested to learn that Greenacres exceeds Lake Worth Beach in both area and population size and is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Palm Beach County.