Ontario grapples with rapid turnover of employees in key positions

Several key employees are abandoning their city positions, including police chief Steve Romero. (The Enterprise/FILE)

ONTARIO – A rapid succession of resignations among top city staff is unusual and could strain resources, said Ontario City Manager Adam Brown.

Erik Hartley, the Ontario Municipal Airport manager, left in August and Police Chief Steve Romero plans to depart in October. Peter Hall, city human resource manager, also recently announced he will leave and IT Tech Ken Monson already quit to work for the Ontario School District.

“It is a . . .