Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The City of Garden Grove officially announces the immediate retirement of the City’s Public Safety Administrative Officer and former fire chief, David Barlag.

Barlag started his Garden Grove Fire Department career in 1986, holding every position in the department, until achieving the rank of fire chief in 2012. In September 2014, he resigned as fire chief, and accepted the position of Public Safety Administrative Officer.

In a communication announcing his retirement to Garden Grove City Manager Scott Stiles, Barlag spoke about his many years ensuring the safety of the community, and thanked the City Manager and his peers for their support.