Longtime Canton highway superintendent resigns
CANTON -- Town of Canton Highway Superintendent Terry Billings has announced his resignation on Thursday, Sept. 24, effective immediately.
"On behalf of the Canton Town Council and all town residents, we sincerely extend our heartfelt appreciation and gratitude for his dedicated service of 27 years as Highway Superintendent," said Town Supervisor Mary Ann Ashley in a statement."Being elected for several consecutive terms is direct evidence that the people of the Town of Canton had utmost confidence in his leadership and supported his continued service in managing a department responsible for a safe transportation infrastructure of 100 miles of town roads," Ashley writes. "Terry is leaving a true legacy of being one of the biggest advocates in making sure we have safe roads for the people. His persistence, tenacity and true grit will be missed. We wish Terry and his family the very best in the future."
The Canton Town Council will discuss and address the highway superintendent vacancy in the coming weeks, the statement said.