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Pleasanton City Manager Nelson Fialho to retire this fall

Original post made on Aug 31, 2021

After a quarter century serving the Pleasanton community, longtime City Manager Nelson Fialho is retiring from public service after Thanksgiving, he announced on Tuesday.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 31, 2021, 4:10 PM

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Posted by Devoted
a resident of Downtown
on Aug 31, 2021 at 8:47 pm

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an incredible city manager driven out by the incompetence of a mayor and a few city council members

Posted by keeknlinda
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Sep 1, 2021 at 12:41 am

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Nelson Fialho is one of city government's toughest acts to follow. Professionalism, dedication, honesty, and diplomacy are but a few of his strong suits. While wishing the very best of everything in his new adventures, how sad it is to lose his experience, wisdom, and guidance at this critical time for our community. His leadership will be missed.

Posted by Gerald
a resident of Birdland
on Sep 1, 2021 at 10:30 am

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Please stop making up $#!t to fulfill your own agenda. Nobody "drove out" Nelson; retirement was his own decision. The City has overall flourished under his watch, and it will be difficult to replace him. Pleasanton wishes him the best.

Posted by dknute
a resident of Golden Eagle
on Sep 1, 2021 at 1:33 pm

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Nelson Fialho will be missed. He's done a fantistic job for this city. Basically, the only City Manager I've known, since we arrived here from the midwest in 1981. Nelson has been a friend to our Veterans Organizations and maintained an open door for any of us to walk through. He's been instrumental in Downtown and City Wide improvements. Thank you, Nelson for all you've done for the City.
Dave C.

Posted by Margo
a resident of Hacienda Gardens
on Sep 2, 2021 at 10:14 am

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Nelson has been a fantastic City Manager and a friend as well. I know Ben appreciated working with him during his terms as the Mayor. He strives to get along with everyone regardless of their positions on issues. The City has benefited from his input and decisions over the last 25 years and he will be missed by many. I wish him all the best for whatever is in his future.

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