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Lompoc City Council grants city manager vote of confidence


Following months of public feuding, Lompoc City Council members unanimously agreed in closed session on Oct. 3 that they had confidence in their city manager, Patrick Wiemiller.

Mayor Bob Lingl made the announcement in open session at that night’s City Council meeting.

“We had a very good discussion, some back and forth, and at the end we had a unanimous vote of confidence on the five us for our city manager,” he said. “So, moving forward … .”

The move comes after a year characterized by budget battles, where talks grew so divisive at times, two councilmembers—Jim Mosby and Victor Vega—called for personnel review of Wiemiller on multiple occasions.

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