City Council approves management reorganization

City Council approves management reorganization

SAN DIEGO — The City Council Monday unanimously approved a management reorganization of the San Diego mayor’s office.

City of San DiegoThe plan was the result of a top-down review of city operations ordered by Interim Mayor Todd Gloria when he succeeded Bob Filner on Aug. 30.

He said he developed the plan in order to reduce the workload of the chief operating officer, who has been tasked with overseeing all city operations with the help of one assistant. The flaw causes all kinds of problems, he said.

“Decisions aren’t made nearly as quickly as they should be, information is not shared the way that it should be, there are missed opportunities to spot problems and, importantly, find solutions ahead of time,” Gloria said.

Under his plan, three deputy COOs will be hired to oversee neighborhood services, internal operations, and infrastructure and public works.

Similar positions were cut a few years ago because…

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