After close to three decades of service to Howell Township including time as the director of the department of recreation, Township Manager Helene Schlegel announced her resignation on Friday.
In a prepared statement Schlegel said it was with “great reluctance,” that she had submitted her letter of resignation. Schelgel thanked people she has worked with over the years including former Mayors Joseph DiBella and Robert Walsh for their, “support, cooperation, encouragement, and for their commitment to the process which defines good government practice.”
Schlegel continued, “Their respect for my professional responsibilities as Township Manager to maintain the doctrine of sound public policy and their collective dedication to those standards made my job much easier.”
After working for the township for 26 years Schlegel said, “I hope that at least in some small way I have contributed in making Howell Township a better community in which to live.”
According to her contract Schlegel said she must give the governing body 90 days notice meaning she will continue to serve until at least December.This is a breaking news story. Stay with Howell Patch as more information becomes available.