Sunnyside interim City Manager Jim Bridges told the Daily Sun News that he has fired city employee Terri Rhode.
Rhode, who was the city's human resources manager, has been on paid administrative leave since mid-November. Her termination is effective as of Monday, Jan. 11.
Pam Sandifer, an administrative assistant in the city's building department, was also put on paid administrative leave in mid-November. Bridges said Sandifer will be suspended for two weeks without pay. She will report back to work on Monday, Jan. 25.
Sandifer will retain her previous position and salary.
Bridges refused to comment on why Rhode was fired or why Sandifer has been suspended.