Mark RelphThe Littleton City Council voted to name Mark J. Relph the Acting City Manager at its July 19 meeting. Relph has served as the Director of Public Works for Littleton since April 14, 2015. In this position, he is responsible for street maintenance and operations, storm water utility, transportation planning and coordination, development review engineering, traffic systems and capital improvements. He will continue his duties as the director and begin his new role today, July 20.            

Deputy City Manager Mike Braaten will continue in his role of providing support and assistance to the city manager, along with grant management and intergovernmental agreements.

City council also approved a process to solicit request for proposals from executive recruiting firms to fill the city manager position on a permanent basis.

Relph has more than 25 years’ experience in the public sector. Most recently, he was Public Works & Utilities Director for the City of Shoreline, Washington. Relph earned his master’s degree in public administration from the University of Colorado at Denver, and a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from California State University at Pomona. He is a registered Professional Engineer in both Washington and Colorado.

Relph’s contract will be $158,000 annually, plus a $200 per month car allowance.

Relph can be reached 303-795-3720.