Colton-seal

By Doug Saunders, The Sun
Posted: 06/09/14, 3:14 PM PDT | Updated: 1 min ago

COLTON >> City Manager Stephen J. Compton has been placed on paid administrative leave pending review of “certain personnel actions,” according to a city news release.

Police Chief Steve Ward has been named acting city manager.

Officials said they couldn’t disclose the nature of the personnel actions.

“Mr. Compton is a valued member of our city, and we respect his right to privacy on this issue,” the news release states. “The city will attempt to expedite its review of this matter, while respecting the procedural and other rights enjoyed by its employees.”

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