Floyd Clerk Karen Hodges terminated by unanimous vote of town council

062513floydtownhallIn a unanimous vote earlier this month, Floyd’s town council, after a closed-door executive session, unanimously terminated the employment of long-time clerk and treasurer Karen Hodges.

The town will be looking for a new clerk but first must determine if the position needs to be full or part-time.

Hodges spent some 16 years with the town government and had a reputation as a strong-willed official with an acerbic tongue and hard-edged opinions.

Although Hodges is no longer with the town government, she has until July 15 to decide on whether or not to accept a severance package.  Such packages normally require an agreement to not fight the firing in court or elsewhere.

Floyd mayor Will Griffin said he could not discuss details of the decision to fire Hodges but said it was a unanimous decision of the town council as a whole.

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1 thought on “Floyd Clerk Karen Hodges terminated by unanimous vote of town council”

  1. Wow. I was wondering about that. A lot of folks asking what is going on. Will tell them to read this.

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