Marion makes Rec. Director Part-Time; Recreation Board Chairman resigns

By Richard Harris

August 03, 2022

 The Marion County Commission voted to reduce the recreation director position to part-time during a special called meeting on Tuesday, July 26. The decision prompted the resignation of a longtime volunteer and Recreation Board member.
 During the meeting, the commissioners discussed the possibility of keeping the recreation director as a full-time position, but having the director work for the Road Department and possibly other departments during offseason periods. However, they eventually voted to convert the position to part-time, according to a press release issued by the County Manager’s Office.
 The release also stated: “The Board of Commissioners (BOC) noted that the City of Buena Vista Recreation Department and the County Recreation Department operate different sport...

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