Irvington town manager resigns; planning commission recommends pier to council

Jackie Nunnery

by Jackie Nunnery

IRVINGTON—Following a closed session, the Irvington Town Council on February 5 voted unanimously, 6-0, to accept the resignation of town manager and zoning administrator Roy Kime. His resignation was effective immediately.

Kathleen Pollard, Frances Westbrook, Michael Bombay, Wayne Nunnally, Bonnie Schaschek and Jackie Brown all voted affirmatively.

As a result of the resignation, in other 6-0 votes, the council appointed Sharon Phillips acting zoning administrator in addition to her role as town clerk, treasurer and FOIA officer until the position is filled. The council also authorized Mayor Ralph “Rannie” Ransone to set the acting zoning administrator’s job duties and compensation within the existing budget. Ransone also was authorized to reallocate town manager job functions until the position is filled.

Immediately following the votes, the town council and planning commission held a joint public hearing regarding Joseph Hothard’s amended conditional use permit for a pier…