Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Muni Chief Nat Ford Is Here to Stay ... for Now
By Erin Sherbert
on Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 8:05 AM
Instead, Ford will be lugging his suitcases back from D.C. where he has been this week while transit officials there discussed whether or not to hire away Muni's chief executive
Media outlets are reporting
that Ford was not offered the job to head the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. After a closed-door meeting this morning, officials with the Washington transit agency emerged from the room only to tell him that they have decided to postpone making a decision.
The airports authority operates the Dulles International and Reagan
national airports as well as a toll
road and construction of a Metrorail extension.
A spokesman for the authority told reporters this morning that he couldn't answer that question just yet.
Ford, who earns $308,000 annually and has the highest salary on the city payroll, will resume his job in San Francisco.
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Will Nat Ford leave San Francisco or will he stay? The suspense has finally come to an end, as it appears the Muni chief won't be packing his bags anytime soon.
About The Author
Erin Sherbert has been Online News Editor for SF Weekly since 2010. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.