Conflict with L-3 doomed Alexander's tenure By Mark Haslett • May 15, 2013 TweetShareGoogle+Email View Slideshow 1 of 3 Councilman Jeff Dailey explains his decision to vote to remove Steven Alexander as city manager. At right are city secretary Debra Newell, Alexander, city attorney Daniel Ray, councilman Dan Perkins and mayor Steve Reid. Mark Haslett View Slideshow 2 of 3 A somber crowd of citizens stayed late into the evening to hear the council's decision. Mark Haslett View Slideshow 3 of 3 Greenville resident Craig Bird, at left, was one of 40 who addressed the council Tuesday night. Mark Haslett Both supporters and opponents of former Greenville city manager Steven Alexander agreed that the troubled relationship between the city and its largest employer led to Alexander's dismissal. Listen Listening... / 4:03 Mark Haslett / KETR Tags: Steven AlexanderL-3L-3 CommunicationsGreenvillecity managerTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Greenville fires city manager By Mark Haslett • May 14, 2013 City of Greenville Following an emotional but civil evening of public testimonials, the Greenville city council voted 5-2 to terminate the contract of city manager Steven Alexander. City manager's contract could be terminated By Brad Kellar • May 14, 2013 City of Greenville An amendment to the Greenville city charter could be used this evening to terminate the contract of Greenville's city manager, Steven Alexander. The council is scheduled to consider his employment in executive session this evening. Closed session to discuss city manager By Brad Kellar • Feb 18, 2013 City of Greenville A Greenville City Council committee will be talking Tuesday about the contract of City Manager Steven Alexander. Council Agrees to Settlement, to Release Documents to L-3 By Brad Kellar • Aug 1, 2012 http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2011/05/l-3/ GREENVILLE - The Greenville City Council has approved a settlement agreement with L-3 Communications as they work to end the lengthy dispute. City puts L-3 suits behind them by stopping all actions on issue By Brad Kellar • May 24, 2012 City of Greenville GREENVILLE - Hoping that L-3 will do the same, City of Greenville officials Tuesday voted to not take any more action concerning lawsuits filed against them by the county’s largest employer.