Tuesday, January 5, 2016

THOMASTON'S CITY MANAGER IS RESIGNING

TUESDAY'S MEETING OF THE THOMASTON MAYOR AND COUNCIL ENDED JUST AFTER 10;30PM—ONE OF THE LONGEST ON RECORD.

FOLLOWING A LENGTHLY EXECUTIVE SESSION, MAYOR J.D. STALLINGS READ A LETTER OF RESIGNATION FROM CITY MANAGER PATRICK COMISKEY.

THE COUNCIL ACCEPTED THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CITY MANAGER TO HIRE LT. MICHAEL RICHARDSON OF THE GRIFFIN POLICE DEPARTMENT AS THE NEW POLICE CHIEF.

THE COUNCIL MOVED TO HIRE A HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR.

EARLIER IN THE MEETING ON A MOTION BY COUNCILMAN DON GREATHOUSE, COUNCIL VOTED 4 TO 1 TO RESCIND AN INCREASE IN WATER AND SEWER RATES PASSED LAST MONTH. MAYOR PRO TEM DOUG HEAD VOTED AGAINST THE MOTION.


LOCAL PHARMACY OWNER CARSON GLEATON WAS APPOINTED TO THE IDA.

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