Palm Springs City Manager David H. Ready has announced his retirement.
After nearly 21 years on the job, Ready will step down Dec. 31, according to a statement on the city’s website.
“Serving the residents of Palm Springs has been an honor and a privilege,” Ready said in the statement. “I am proud of the work our team has accomplished, in partnership with the city council.”
“Palm Springs has experienced an unprecedented renaissance under David Ready’s leadership,” said Mayor Geoff Kors in the statement. “My city council colleagues and I are incredibly grateful for his extraordinary knowledge and expertise when it comes to governing a complex municipality like Palm Springs and implementing important policy and community programs that make our city uniquely like no place else.”
Ready previously served as city administrator of Flint, Mich. for eight years. He began working for Palm Springs in 2000.