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City Manager

Clarence Monday serves as the City of Franklin's Interim City Manager.  Mr. Monday is a native of Henry County, Virginia and has 33 years of experience in Virginia local government.  The Franklin City Council appointed Monday as the Interim City Manager in September 2018.

Monday worked 23 years in public safety roles, serving as a deputy sheriff in Henry County and Fire/EMS Chief for the City of Martinsville.  The last 10 years of his career included City Manager in Martinsville and County Administrator in Amherst and Pittsylvania Counties.  He retired from Pittsylvania County, Virgina's largest land-based county, in 2017.

He received a Bacherlor's of Science in Business Administration with a major in Management and a Master's Degree in Business Administration, both from Old Dominion University.  Monday is a graduate of the National Fire Academy's Executive Fire Officer Program, LEAD Virginia, and the Weldon Cooper Center's Senior Executive Institute.  

His wife is Stacie, a Registered Nurse, and he has two children.  His hobbies include running, bicycling, and fishing.  Monday has completed many 5Ks, half marathons, and 6 full marathons.


Contact Information  


Phone: (757)562-8561