Wilmington Town Manager resigns

Posted
Saturday October 15, 2011

WILMINGTON-- As the town attempts to rebuild following the historic flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene, the Selectboard will also have to find a new town manager.

After serving six months as Wilmington Town manager, Selectboard members accepted Fred Ventresco’s resignation Thursday.

Thomas Consolino, chair of the Wilmington town Selectboard, said the town manager didn’t see the job as a good fit and Ventresco was not comfortable with the position.

He said Ventresco started as Wilmington Town Manager in April and resigned Oct. 13. Consolino said they are looking for a replacement for the town manager.

"Our plans are to get an interim town manager immediately and to get a permanent manager as fast as we can," said Consolino.

James Burke, member of the Wilmington Selectboard, said members of the board will have done research and possibly have an interim town manager selected by Oct. 18.

Before Ventresco accepted the position, Fire Chief Ken March served as the town manager, who was appointed by the Selectboard following the resignation of Bob Rusten, who accepted a position as assistant city manager of South Burlington.


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