Havelock City manager Frank Bottorff has announced his resignation.
Havelock City Manager Frank Bottorff announced his resignation effective mid-May. The departure was confirmed on Saturday by Lauren Wargo, head of public information for the town of Havelock.
According to Wargo, the resignation was accepted by the Havelock board of commissioners. As of Tuesday evening, no official announcement had been made by the council.
Bottorff is the second Craven County city manager to announce his resignation last week. The new director of the city of Bern, Mark Stephens, will step down on 14 May.
Bottorff was hired as the director of the city of Havelock in October 2013. A retired colonel with 28 years in the Marine Corps, he previously served as the commanding officer at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point from 2006 to 2009. Bottorff has worked with allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow and was appointed to the North Carolina Military Affairs Commission in 2013.
At the time of his hire, Bottorff’s annual salary was $ 111,808.
The Sun Journal contacted Bottorff as well as Havelock Mayor Will Lewis for comment on the resignation, but they had not heard from them.
The newspaper also made a request for public information regarding Bottorff’s resignation letter, personnel file, and information relating to salary increases or bonuses approved by the Board of Commissioners, including any severance pay that may have been granted. provided.
According to City of Havelock Clerk Cindy Morgan, the requests were forwarded to the City of Havelock Human Resources Department. She said it would likely be Tuesday before the requests were processed.
This story will be updated with additional information as it is received.