BERLIN — Town Manager Jack Healy has submitted his resignation to the Town Council and plans to take a job with another municipality.
“My wife and I talked about it for quite a while the past couple weeks,” said Healy, whose last day is May 30. “We felt as a family it was the right thing to do.”
Healy declined to disclose his next employer or the position, other than to say he will be doing engineering work for a municipality and won’t be a town manager.
He will be spending the next month making sure everything is “buttoned up” for his successor.
“I just want to make sure everything is laid out so whoever comes in, they’re not looking for things,” he said. “Realistically, the staff here have everything under control.”
Healy was elevated to the town manager position on May 15, 2018 after being tapped to be the interim town manager following the resignation of Denise McNair in January 2017. He had previously worked as the town’s public works director since November 2015.
He said he will miss town staff and working with residents.
“The reason I do this is I like trying to help the people in the town,” he said. “I really truthfully enjoyed working with people in Berlin. They are a really good group of people ... they have been great to me.”