Ontario mayor, councilor find faults as they review city manager’s performance

Mayor Riley Hill was one of two councilors that gave low scores on a job performance review of City Manager Adam Brown late last year. (Angelina Katsanis/The Enterprise)

ONTARIO – When it came time to evaluate Ontario City Manager Adam Brown, City Councilor Michael Braden didn’t hold back.

The form councilors use grade performance on execution of city policy, professional skills and relations with councilors on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 the worst grade.

Braden gave Brown all fives.

Mayor Riley Hill, Council President Ken Hart and Councilors Eddie Melendrez and John Kirby also evaluated Brown.

Melendrez gave Brown all fives in all but one category. Kirby, recorded mostly fives or fours on Brown’s performance.

The evaluations delivered by Hart and Hill, though, differed significantly from . . .