Ford City Borough Council accepted the resignation of office staffer Julia Nortrup at Monday night’s public meeting.
Nortrup was hired in January 2018 when long-time employee Patty Hornyak announced her retirement from the office staff. Council created an “Administrative Assistant” position and immediately hired Nortrup from 11 applicants. She served as the billing clerk for borough utilities.
On July 8, 2019, Nortrup and her husband, Michael, were appointed to the newly-created Ford City Flood Resiliency Task Force Committee as part of a 12-member committee.
Council President Carol Fenyes read Nortrup’s letter of resignation at the meeting, which said:
“My husband and I have decided to pursue opportunities out of state. Therefore, it is with mixed emotions that I inform you of my resignation effective September 14, 2019. I am truly grateful for the opportunity to serve the citizens of Ford City Borough and the office relationships forged with my coworkers, Lisa and Gail. My hope is I have left the borough better able to move into the future. I wish nothing but the best for Ford City and hope the citizens grant the office patience during its time of transition.”
Fenyes said the Borough will be advertising that position in near future. Fenyes said Nortrup and her husband are moving out of state.