The Harrisburg city administrator announced his resignation after serving in the city for four years. Shortly afterwards, a provisional city administrator was announced.
Haynes Brigman's resignation will take effect June 1st.
During Brigman's tenure in the city, Harrisburg accomplished many amazing things and completed several large projects, including new parks, fire stations, facilities, and infrastructure. The city has upgraded its equipment, expanded its technical and service capabilities, weathered a global pandemic, and has grown tremendously as a professional organization. He was instrumental in bringing a new train station to Harrisburg in the near future and overseeing updates to many city maps, such as: B. The Harrisburg Area Land Use Plan, the Single Development Ordinance, the Highway 49 Corridor Plan, and the Transportation Plan. Brigman has also helped improve employee benefits, increase wage opportunities for employees, and create more opportunities for employee community and wellbeing.
In a press release, the city council said its members wish Brigman well in his future endeavors.
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During a closed session on April 22nd, City Councilor appointed Lee Connor to be the provisional administrator for Brigman's departure on June 1st.
Lee Connor, Harrisburg's chief financial officer, will serve as interim city administrator, a role he previously filled.
Connor is the deputy city administrator of Harrisburg and has previously served as interim city administrator several times. Prior to becoming deputy city administrator in 2017, Connor was the finance director when he entered the city in July 2010. He has an MBA and is licensed as a CPA and CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant). He is also a member of ICMA (International) City / County Management Association) and NCCCMA (North Carolina City County Managers Association). Before coming to town, he had more than 10 years of auditing experience with a large accounting firm specializing in government and not-for-profit auditing. Connor has lived in Harrisburg with his wife and two children since 2011.