Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo has been sentenced to 12 years in prison and ordered to pay $8.8 million in restitution.  

Rizzo was at one time the highest paid municipal administrator in the state, with a compensation package of $1.5 million a year.  

He was found guilty of misappropriation of public funds and falsifying public records. 

He's already been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for tax fraud.