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June 21, 2017


City Council Appointed Rob Houston as the Next City Manager.
On Tuesday, June 20th City Council voted to approve an employment contract with Rob Houston as the City’s next City Manager. Mr. Houston will begin his employment with the City of Fountain Valley on July 31, 2017.

The City Council directed the Interim City Manager to negotiate the terms of an employment contract with Mr. Houston, following a comprehensive reference and background check by Ralph Anderson and Associates.

Mr. Houston was formerly the Deputy City Manager for the city of Newport Beach. He has over 25 years of experience working in government with over 10 years of senior level experience. He has worked for the full service cities of Carlsbad and Newport Beach. Mr. Houston has extensive experience working on sensitive special projects, negotiations, community outreach, information technology, strategic planning, budget, land use, and public works. Mr. Houston holds a Masters of Business Administration from Royal Roads University and Bachelors of Business Administration from Trinity Western University in British Columbia, Canada.


Rob Houston