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High Salaries Came via Legal Loophole, but Highly Paid Bell Officials will Still Resign

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The three highly paid city of Bell officials have all agreed to resign, following an LA Times investigation that revealed extremely high salaries that prompted community anger and government investigations. City Manager Robert Rizzo, who is paid nearly $800,000, and Police Chief Randy Adams, paid $457,000, will resign at the end of August. Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia, who is paid $376,288, will leave at the end of September.

All three will not receive severance packages, but could receive high pensions. Rizzo could see $600,000 a year and Adams, $411,000.