CANTON – Eugene Norris is no extended the city’s economic progress director.
He resigned following functioning about 6 weeks as a member of Mayor Thomas Bernabei’s cabinet. Norris’ resignation letter addressed to the mayor on April 13 did not detail his explanation for leaving.
“While I believe that that I am shifting for fantastic motive, I am sorry to depart but I thank you for your aid and counsel in this make any difference,” he wrote. “I inquire that this would acquire place straight away as to find the money for me the opportunity for changeover.”
Norris did not return The Canton Repository’s messages looking for remark.
He commenced function for the town Feb. 28 after serving as the plan director for the Stark County Minority Business enterprise Affiliation. Norris succeeded Fonda Williams, who left in January to do the job for the Financial and Community Progress Institute Inc.
On Tuesday, a information launch from the mayor’s business office declared Norris’ resignation and the search for an economic development director. An ad for the place was posted on the city’s vocation web site the exact day.
Bernabei declined to elaborate on Norris’ resignation.
“We parted amicably and skillfully,” he stated in an email.
The position ad, which lists a wage variety of $88,990 to $123,235, is the similar as prior to. Bernabei said previous applicants may well be regarded and the search will carry on as extensive as required to find a “capable, experienced, talented human being.”
In the meantime, Bernabei said, the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Stark Economic Progress Board and other nearby partners can help the town with economic improvement matters.
“Many other folks inside the Administration are obtainable to assistance,” he reported. “I am individually familiar with all transactions. The Canton Law Section provides great legal guidance in all instances.”
This posting initially appeared on The Repository: Canton’s new financial progress director resigns