Tonight the Simpsonville City Council met for a special called meeting.
As previously discussed, our City Administrator, Mr. David Dyrhaug, is leaving his post at the City of Simpsonville. His last day is this Friday, January 6th. In the last week, city staff have been working together to ensure that in his absences, everyone knows who is responsible for what. Even so, there were a couple of items Council had to meet and decide upon.
Tonight Council acted on two items:
- Council voted to give Ms. Phyllis Long, City Clerk, the authority to sign some grant paperwork that will be coming in next week. Typically, this would be signed by the City Administrator. The grants are grants that have been awarded to our Police Department. Now, Ms. Long will be able to sign those documents, ensuring we are in compliance for receiving those funds.
- Council voted to have Ms. Long, City Clerk and HR Director, begin the process of recruiting a new City Administrator for the City of Simpsonville. Obviously, this is an important step to take now that staff transition plans are in place for Mr. Dyrhaug’s exit. The City Administrator is an important role, and it’s one we need to work on filling as soon as possible. This is the first step.
That’s your recap! Our next meeting is Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30 PM.