Longtime West Carrollton city manager announces plans to retire

Longtime West Carrollton city manager Brad Townsend is set to retire.

Townsend, who has been city manager since 2007, will be retiring at the end of 2023, the city announced.

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“Brad has brought very effective fiscal management, a robust economic development vision and a solid sustainable plan for the future growth of West Carrollton,” said Mayor Sanner. “As a council, the working relationship with the City Manager is a critical piece of the ability to progress toward the goals and the vision set out by your elected officials. We appreciate and respect the relationship and the effort that Brad Townsend has given this City and this Council for the past 16 years. He certainly has earned his retirement, we are proud of his community stewardship efforts and wish him the best.”

To read more about Townsend’s career, you can visit the city’s website here.