Independence Community Development Director Resigns
May 30, 2013
Community Development Director Jennifer Clark has accepted a position as director of the Development and Resource Management Department for the City of Fresno, CA effective July 1, 2013.
Previously with the City of Albany, GA, Clark joined the City of Independence in April 2008. In announcing Clark’s resignation, City Manager Robert Heacock said, “We greatly appreciate the work Jennifer has done for the community. She has done outstanding work guiding redevelopment, particularly in northwest Independence.”
“In addition, her efforts directing the transition of transit providers is saving the City significant sums of money, while enhancing service to our citizens,” he stated.
Clark said she has enjoyed the past five years. "Independence is a remarkable community with a strong sense of history and civic pride,” she said. “I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work in such a well-known City and with so many dedicated individuals.”
Assistant Department Director Tom Scannell will serve as Acting Director until the position is filled.