Mark Relph accepted the position of city manager following city council approval of a contract on a 6-1 vote at its May 16, 2017 meeting. Relph was appointed acting city manager on July 19, 2016. He began working as Littleton’s public works director in April, 2015.
Relph has more than 25 years’ experience in the public works profession. He worked as public works and utilities director for the cities of Shoreline, Washington; and Grand Junction, Colorado. He 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 Polytechnic University at Pomona.
“Littleton is such a great community. I really appreciate this opportunity and am very excited to lead this organization,” Relph said. “Collaboration with city council, citizens, businesses and employees will be a priority so that we can create a vision and work from a strategic plan that guides Littleton into the future,” Relph said.