Mr Phipps should not be required to remain when Mr Micelli takes over the CAO position. Mr Micelli should be prepared to take over the responsibilities of the position. He will likely meet with the staff and department managers as well as Council and begin the process of taking over as the CAO. It is not unusual for a CAO to take over the leadership role without having the previous CAO remain.
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