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Fired! Troy City Manager Gets Ax After Domestic Assault Arrest


March 12, 2018, 7:33 AM Detroit Free Press

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Brian Kischnick

Troy City Manager Brian Kischnick is out.

City council members Sunday voted unanimously to fire him after he was charged with domestic assault and battery, Jim Schaefer and Allie Gross of the Detroit Free Press report.

Clawson police arrested Kischnick, a divorced father of two, after a Friday night incident in which he's accused of tackling a woman near the 700 block of South Chocolay of Clawson and later pushing her to the ground as she tried to get up. 

The alleged victim is a 28-year-old Troy City Hall employee and that the incident took place where she lives, sources tell the paper.

"It's never a good feeling to terminate anyone," Mayor Dane Slater says, "but I'm confident we made the right decision.

Kishnick, hired as city manager in November 2012, is a Michigan State University graduate with a master''s degree in public administration from Western Michigan University.

 

Read more:  Detroit Free Press


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