Posted: Monday, June 21, 2010 - 6/22/10
"Roman Abeyta, who worked his way up from animal-control officer to become the top county administrator, resigned his job as county manager Monday.
His last day will be July 2. The County Commission has scheduled an emergency session at 1 p.m. today to discuss hiring an interim manager. " More>>>>
Santa Fe County website:
"Santa Fe County Commission Appoints Interim County Manager
Santa Fe –June 22, 2010 – The Board of County Commissioners (BCC) held an emergency meeting today. Commissioners discussed and reluctantly accepted the resignation of Roman Abeyta. The BCC appointed Steve Ross as interim County Manager until July 4, 2010. Penny Ellis-Green will take over interim duties July 5, 2010 until a permanent County Manager is found. Mr. Abeyta stated that he very much appreciated the opportunity to work at Santa Fe County and in particular, he loved working with staff and residents." More>>>>