Pasco City Manager Announces His Retirement After 36 Years of Service

Pasco City Manager Gary Crutchfield announced that he will be retiring in June.

Crutchfield started working with the city in 1978 as the Community Development Director when the population of Pasco was around 17,000.

Nearly 36 years later the city has grown to over 65,000.

Crutchfield took on the role as City Manager in 1984, a position that he has held through today.

Crutchfield has been recognized many times over the years for his leadership, receiving the “Pathfinder” Award from the Washington Research Council in 1996, the “Outstanding Support” Award from the Southeast Washington Association of School Districts in 2003, and the “Sam Volpentest Leadership” Award in 2009.