Samantha Orduno

The Dayton City Council unanimously voted to discharge City Administrator Samantha Orduno during a special meeting called Friday, May 31. Her employment termination was effective immediately. She will be paid termination benefits as outlined in her employment agreement. The announcement came after the council closed the special meeting pursuant to MN Statute 13D.05, subdivision 3(b). […]

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City Council terminates city administrator’s contract effective immediately The Dayton City Council unanimously voted to discharge City Administrator Samantha Orduno during a special meeting called Friday, May 31. Her employment termination was effective immediately. She will be paid termination benefits as outlined in her employment agreement. Another special meeting has been called for Wednesday, June […]

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The Dayton City Council is planning to retain an outside attorney to represent them in responding to communications from City Administrator Samantha Orduno’s attorney. This decision came as a recommendation from the City Attorney George Hoff who made three suggestions to the council while still offering to be available if they wanted him to represent […]

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Based on financial constraints, Dayton City Council is expected to part ways with city administrator Samantha Orduno. Mayor Tim McNeil announced at the April 23 council meeting, according to the council’s discussions at an April 6 goal setting work session, the council will be reassessing city staffing levels.  “I suspect the 2014 budget will reflect […]

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Council, Orduno must negotiate agreeable new terms if she is to stay past deadline Currently employed under a contract, Dayton City Administrator Samantha Orduno has a clause in her contract that stipulates an annual auto-renewal triggered six months before the expiration. With the contract expiration date of Sept. 19, 2013, the six-month window closes March […]

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Retiring council members clarify city administrator’s benefits, authorize changes   Dayton City Council held a special meeting early in the morning of Dec. 31. This was the final meeting for three retiring members of the council including the mayor. The meeting included a closed session for the council, an amendment consideration to the city administrator’s […]

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