Pearland fires city manager Clay Pearson in wake of budgeting miscalculation

The Pearland City Council on Monday voted to fire Clay Pearson, who had been city manager since 2014. Pearland's city manager has been fired after ...

November 29, 2022
2:52 AM

The Pearland City Council on Monday voted to fire Clay Pearson, who had been city manager since 2014. Pearland's city manager has been fired after a billion-dollar miscalculation left the Houston-area suburb with a $10 million budgeting shortfall for the fiscal year 2023. The Pearland City Council voted unanimously Monday night to terminate the employment of Clay Pearson, who had served as city manager since 2014. The council also voted to appoint Trent Epperson, the deputy city manager, as interim city manager.

Adam Zuvanich