Easton officials will be searching for a new chief planner in the new year
2018-12-13 | Morning Call
The change meant that Roseberry went from being the city's director of planning to chief planner.
Roseberry couldn't immediately be reached for comment Thursday.
City officials are reviewing whether the chief planner job description warrants any changes and will advertise for the position early next year.
As chief planner, Roseberry was responsible for making amendments to city zoning and outreach to the city's four neighborhoods: the Downtown, West Ward,
She was overseeing the creation of a new West Ward Neighborhood Plan and was set to oversee
She also represented the city at the
Roseberry was hired three years ago when city officials created a separate codes department and separate planning and zoning department. As part of that move, they hired a director for each department.
Roseberry was hired to oversee the planning and zoning department.
She previously worked for
From 1990 to 2000 she served as a planner for the
In June, city officials suddenly announced they would switch back to how things were several years ago when the departments were merged and the functions of codes, planning and zoning were handled in a single department under one director.
Panto had said the change was meant to streamline operations.
He said some employees' salaries would increase and others' would decrease, though he stopped short of saying Roseberry was demoted.
Nowroski, who had been the city's chief code administrator, was named director of the merged department.
According to city records, as of June , Roseberry made
In addition to Roseberry's position, city officials are also looking to fill the role of Economic Development Director
On Thursday, Panto said city officials have received applications and are in the process of setting up interviews for the economic development director's job.
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