By Kay S. PedrottiDuring a special called meeting last week, the Barnesville City Council named Tim T. Turner as acting city manager during the illness of David Rose, city manager.Rose is on medical leave and is being treated for kidney cancer.The meeting included an executive session for discussion of real estate and personnel. Back in open meeting, Mayor Peter Banks called for approval of allowing Turner and Banks to negotiate the sale of some city property, but no details were given. The motion was approved unanimously.Another unanimous vote named Timothy T. Turner, who has been the city’s assistant city manager, as acting city manager in Rose’s absence. A resolution approving Turner as a signatory on city accounts also was approved.Turner is a lifelong resident of Barnesville, one of the sixth generation of Turners who have lived here. Turner is well-known as a local historian. He also is a former chair of the Buggy Days celebration and currently serves on the boards of Rotary, Kiwanis and the Library.”We are saddened with the illness of city manager David Rose. We are all praying for his health and well-being and wish him a speedy recovery so he can return to us soon,” Turner commented.
Turner named acting city manager
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