James C. Riviere, PhD. announced today that he will be retiring from serving as the Marco Island City Manager at the end of the current fiscal year, September 30, 2013.
Dr. Riviere was appointed as the interim city manager in April 2010, and became the permanent city manager in August 2010. Prior to serving as the city’s chief operating officer, Dr. Riviere served as Chairman of the Marco Island Planning Board, Chairman of the Charter Review Committee, and held numerous civic positions with the Collier County School Board. He is a full member of the Florida City & County Management Association.
Council Chairman Joe Batte highlighted Dr. Riviere’s management of city operations, “The citizens of Marco Island have benefited from Dr. Riviere’s extensive management experience. We will certainly miss his sensible solutions to complex issues which were the hallmark of his tenure with us.”[email_link]