The Gering Metropolis Council Monday night time formally accepted the instant resignation of now-former Finance Director Renae Jimenez.
Whereas he couldn’t touch upon the character of the resignation because it was a personnel matter, Mayor Tony Kaufman did say the resignation letter was turned in to the town on Friday.
Kaufman says the town will now take a while to discover a successor to Jimenez, and within the meantime new workers in that division could have some assist dealing with everyday operations. “we truly reached out to our sister metropolis (Scottsbluff) briefly, so we could have some motion in place so far as getting some steering from their Finance Director in an interim capability,” mentioned Kaufman, “after which we’ll re-evaluate within the coming weeks as we re-evaluate how we’re going to deal with getting that place stuffed once more.
He says Metropolis Administrator Pat Well being and the remainder of the workers labored over the weekend to ensure all their bases had been coated within the interim.
Kaufman says an timeline and course of for choosing the subsequent metropolis Finance Director has but to be decided.