freshman city manager Rene Bobadilla stated to
On September 4, 2012, Rene
position in the city of El Monte and that very day he
reported to Huntington Park city hall
as its newest city
The city of El Monte confirmed to the San
Gabriel Valley Tribune
that Mr. Bobadilla
was not given a
severance package as some contracts stipulate.
While Mr. Bobadilla was El Monte's city manager, since
worked closely with two key allies, El Monte's
On January 11, 2011, Mr. Bobadilla and Mr. Olivarez
is not known to be a target of
the investigation; reportedly, he
is nonetheless a party
of interest to the FBI's case.
Before Mr. Bobadilla's promotion to El Monte's city
Manager, he was the city's deputy city manager charged
with leading negotiations for development projects.
Upon Rene Bobadilla's arrival in Huntington Park, he
So within this cauldron of corruption lands Mr. Bobadilla
into Huntington Park
A civil engineer by professional
training and registration, Mr. Bobadilla
is by all accounts,
a better politician, and an expert on wheeling and
dealing putting together redevelopment deals.
is engineering his
next steps to solve a
stated to WatchOurCity.com
"committed to transparency".
special city council meeting to appoint his
interim attorney and his
good friend from El Monte as
finance director, on Halloween, a day virtually
Mr. Rene Bobadilla
was right about choosing Halloween
night to hide his
intentions and avoid public scrutiny.
Mr. Rene Bobadilla (center), Huntington Park's new City Manager.
Formerly El Monte's City Manager.