Andrew Clinger

Alexa Ard

Reno attorney Mark Mausert issued a blistering rebuttal to the city’s handling of investigations into alleged misconduct of former City Manager Andrew Clinger. Our reporter Bob Conrad of ThisisReno has the story, which he has been following since last summer.

Alexa Ard

The City of Reno has released two investigation reports on misconduct allegations against former City Manager Andrew Clinger, which were made by three female employees. Our News Director Michelle Billman reports that the documents don't show evidence of sexual harassment, but they do highlight an unprofessional work environment.

ThisisReno.com

Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger has resigned, effective October 9, amid allegations of professional misconduct including sexual harassment.

ThisisReno.com

Reno City Council held a short special hearing Tuesday afternoon  to approve additional funds to investigate claims against City Manager Andrew Clinger. Our contributor Bob Conrad of ThisisReno has the story.

Bob Conrad, This Is Reno

Reno City Council is holding a special meeting next Tuesday to consider granting more money toward a sexual harassment probe of embattled City Manager Andrew Clinger. 

Council has already approved $50,000 to the Vegas-based law firm Kamer Zucker and Abbott to advise the city on its investigation into Clinger's conduct.

Now Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve will ask the council to double that in addition to hiring an independent investigator, bringing the total cost to $150,000.

Julia Ritchey

Reno City Council has hired a Las Vegas law firm to handle its investigation of City Manager Andrew Clinger, who's facing allegations of sexual harassment. 

Council approved a $50,000 contract Wednesday with the labor and employment firm Kamer Zucker and Abbott to advise its probe into alleged misconduct by Clinger.

That amount, however, does not include the use of a third-party investigator, who will be paid for separately by the city.

Greg Kamer, principal attorney at the firm, says hiring a separate investigator is ideal.

City Manager Takes Leave Amid New Probe

Aug 8, 2016
Julia Ritchey

Reno City Manager Andrew Clinger is placing himself on voluntary leave amid a sexual harassment probe.

In an email to staff on Monday, Clinger wrote he would take leave for 15 days to ensure city business can continue without "interruption or distraction."

He appointed Assistant City Manager Bill Thomas as acting manager in his absence.

His departure comes after City Council voted last week to appoint an outside law firm to investigate allegations of misconduct filed by three female employees.

Bob Conrad, This Is Reno

Reno City Council is appointing an independent counsel to review complaints of alleged misconduct by City Manager Andrew Clinger.

During a special meeting on Thursday, the council voted unanimously to hire an outside law firm to conduct an investigation.

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A canceled City Council meeting has a local advocacy organization raising questions about the city's priorities for addressing affordable housing.

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve is calling for a special meeting  of the City Council amid a sexual harassment investigation of City Manager Andrew Clinger.

In a statement emailed on Saturday, Schieve says she takes the allegations against Clinger "seriously" and wants them investigated thoroughly and promptly. She's calling for an independent counsel to investigate the claims. 

Three female employees have accused Clinger of sexual harassment, according to a complaint filed with the Nevada Attorney General over the handling of the case (embedded below). 

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