Norwich Recreation Director Jill Kearney Niles at the Selectboard meeting on November 28. Source: CATV screenshot.

Rec Director To Retire

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After 26 years working for the Town, Jill Kearney Niles is retiring as the Director of Recreation for the Town of Norwich. Her decision was publicly announced at the Selectboard meeting on November 28. Ms. Niles has an exit date of March 1 and the plan is for an overlap of about a month so that the new hire can learn the ropes.

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At the Selectboard meeting, she expressed confidence that the the Town would get an "excellent, awesome person in here to continue and make the rec department even better." 

As in the past, Town Manager Herb Durfee intends to form a small committee to review resumes and interview candidates. The hiring decision is made by the Town Manager, not the Selectboard. Within the last 12 months, Town Manager Durfee has hired a new Fire Chief as well as heads of Planning and DPW. 
POSTED: 11.30.2018 


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