Pinal County News: Stanley named interim county manager after reinstatement


FLORENCE — The one finalist with a history at Pinal County was the one left standing when the Board of Supervisors selected an interim county manager Monday afternoon.

Greg Stanley started with Pinal in 2004 as the county engineer and was named to his most recent post, assistant county manager of development services, in February 2012.

After a scathing report of the Public Works Department was released earlier this month by a third-party investigator, County Manager Fritz Behring placed Stanley, Public Works Director A.J. Blaha and department Business Manager Tina Lawson on paid administrative leave.

Blaha tendered his retirement and Lawson was terminated, but Stanley was reinstated. It was decided Stanley was unaware or not directly involved with misconduct allegedly perpetrated by Lawson and others in the department.

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