Gosh darn, too bad the new guy didn't have time to provide any input on this. But after all, everyone knows it always takes 11 months to fill a job opening. What do you think the odds are that the City Council will postpone the matter to let the new guy come up to speed?
Remember this bad-faith stall tactic when these same sneaky career politicians -- Garcetti, Perry, Greuel, and the former head of the DWP himself, Beutner -- give you some song and dance about how they'll do a better job if only you'll make them Mayor.
Read all about it at The City Maven.