Tony Carson Announces Resignation as Berlin Town Administrator

Carson accepts top job at Painesville, Ohio starting July 1st

The Berlin Mayor and Council announced Tony Carson, Berlin’s current Town Administrator, has resigned his position effective June 30, 2013 in order to accept a job as City Manager of Painesville, Ohio, just northeast of Cleveland.

Carson has been a manager in county and municipal government for 17 years and has over 20 years of business management in the private sector. He has served as Berlin’s Town Administrator since January 2009. Painesville is a municipality with a population of just over 20,000 residents.

Carson stated, “I enjoyed my time as Town Administrator in Berlin. I was fortunate to work with a dedicated Mayor and Council whose only goal was the betterment of Berlin. I was also fortunate to work with a great town staff. I will always have a great appreciation for Berlin and its residents.”

“Berlin has been extremely well-served these past four years by a very experienced and capable person who has done an outstanding job in managing the town during a time of both challenge and change,” Mayor Williams added. “Tony has played a key role in the significant progress that has been made in transforming our town’s policies, plans and operations to meet the changing needs of our community, not just for today, but for the next generation and beyond.”

“The council members and I express our thanks and gratitude for the leadership Tony has provided in helping Berlin build a foundation for success that those who follow us can build on throughout the 21st Century,” the Mayor said.

Carson will continue to serve as Berlin’s Town Administrator through the remainder of the current fiscal year which ends June 30 and is committed to doing everything possible to ensure a smooth transition in the administration of the town’s municipal government, the mayor said.

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