Friday, January 6, 2017

Updated: Sligh Returning As New 'Director Of Operations'

Fairhope, Alabama

Updated (1)(2) Sligh decided not to take the job for personal reasons.

Scot Sligh
The Times has received confirmation from Mayor Wilson that she has hired former Electric Department Superintendent Scot Sligh to be the city's new 'Director of Utility Operations.'

The job description includes "to manage subordinate supervisors of utility employees in the Electric, Gas, Water, and Sewer departments ... and responsible for overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these departments ... and directly supervises employees in the Revenue, Meter and Information Technology Departments ... ."

Sligh has been employed by Foley's Riviera Utilities for about the past two years: he will start back here on January 23rd, according to the mayor.


Wilson also said she has hired former Baldwin County Planning Director Wayne Dyess for the Planning Department: He has been working in Walton County, Florida's Planning Department for the past several years.

(Publisher's Note: Current Planner Jonathan Smith will remain as well, as far as we know.)

The mayor did not  mention starting dates for the two.

Wayne Dyess