Preparing director resigns amid clashes around Portsmouth making growth

PORTSMOUTH – Arranging Director Juliet Walker resigned this week, declaring she prepared to “pursue other possibilities.”

In her letter to City Manager Karen Conard, Walker stated “while I have every single self confidence in the Scheduling Division staff members, as you know this is a pretty occupied time and workloads are stretched to potential.”

Walker additional she hopes “that my position can be filled as swiftly as possible and am content to guide in building a transition program.”

“I did not make this determination frivolously and am grateful and appreciative of my time with the town of Portsmouth. I have developed skillfully and individually because joining the town in September of 2012 and am very pleased of all we have completed collectively,” Walker explained.

Walker labored as Setting up Director throughout a maybe unprecedented time period of growth in Portsmouth’s background.

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Conard stated Walker’s departure is “going to be a big loss for the metropolis and I’m unfortunate to see her go.”

“She was a excellent steward of our zoning ordinance and a great supervisor of tasks and men and women,” Conard stated about Walker throughout an interview Thursday.