Deputy Village Clerk Angela Thurston and Village Manager Tom Mick. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Park Forest is hoping to eliminate any possibility of improper hires. Village board members voted unanimously to adopt an amendment that adds anti-nepotism language to an already existing ordinance outlining the responsibilities of the Village Manager.
In amending the ordinance, Village officials look to add on to a longstanding practice of hiring based on “merit and fitness” but with more stringent language to eliminate incorrect interpretation and make more clear the Village's position on nepotism.
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