Mayor’s Office

Mayor Miro Weinberger Appoints Chief Steven Locke as Acting Chief Administrative Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 25, 2019
Contact:  Olivia LaVecchia
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Mayor Miro Weinberger Appoints Chief Steven Locke as Acting Chief Administrative Officer

Chief Locke is expected to serve through January 2020

Burlington, VT – Mayor Miro Weinberger announced today the appointment of Chief Steven Locke as the acting Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Chief Locke has served as the Burlington Fire Chief since February 2016 and prior to that appointment, served as the Interim Town Manager of Hartford, Vt. Mayor Weinberger has asked Chief Locke to serve in this role through January 2020 while the City searches for a permanent CAO. Chief Locke will continue to serve as Fire Chief during this period.

“I am grateful for Chief Locke’s willingness to take on this role,” said Mayor Weinberger. “His effective management of the Fire Department and prior experience serving as the interim Town Manager in Hartford position Chief Locke to excel in this transitional role while we continue the search for a permanent CAO.”

“I am honored to be asked to serve in this acting capacity,” said Chief Locke. “I look forward to working with the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office team and supporting this transition.”

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Press Release Date: 
11/25/2019
City Department: 
Mayor's Office