investigationThe woman heading up the financial operation of Lake Havasu city is on paid administrative leave. City Manager Charlie Cassens said Administrative Services Director Valerie Fenske is sidelined during an ongoing investigation of a complaint brought forth by a city employee.

Neither the employee nor the nature or substance of any allegations are public as personnel matters are routinely treated in confidential fashion.

Fenske has held her post for nearly five years. She was placed on leave on March 4.