Assistant city manager submits resignation

Published 9:00 am Sunday, March 22, 2015

Thongvanh to become new city administrator in Falcon Heights

Albert Lea’s assistant city manager has submitted his resignation effective April 17 to become the new city administrator in Falcon Heights.

Sack Thongvanh

Sack Thongvanh

Sack Thongvanh had worked in Albert Lea for almost two years, bringing with him much experience with changing technology, said City Manager Chad Adams.

Thongvanh, who commuted to work each day from the Lakeville area, worked on several special projects, including some with new technology and another on developing a tax abatement plan for a potential market rate rental housing project, Adams said.

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“He’s going to be missed,” Adams said.

Thongvanh had a master’s degree from Hamline University School of Management and was hired in Albert Lea out of 43 applicants for the job. He had worked as city administrator in Eagle Lake before coming to Albert Lea.

Adams said he plans to post the job description for the position as early as next week.