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Russell City Council Approves Medical Leave for City Manager

Russell City Council 1-2-18The Russell City Council met Tuesday and approved a request by City Manager Jon Quinday for medical leave effective immediately.

The request was approved under the Family and Medical Leave Act for a period of up to 12 weeks.

City Human Resources Coordinator Kayla Schneider has been appointed interim City Manager.

Also Tuesday, the Council held an executive session with the Russell County Commission to discuss data relating to financial affairs or trade secrets of corporations, partnerships, trusts and individual proprietorships. No action was taken.

The Council also discussed economic development policy and end-of-year transfers.

And toward the end of the meeting, Quinday announced a new Russell City Fire Chief has been hired.

More information about Riedel will be released soon.

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