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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of the Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Person: I'm resigning

Sidney city manager – involved in controversy over police coverup – quitting after 16 years at post


Gary Person, Sidney's city manager for the past 16 years, will resign at Tuesday night's city council meeting.

"I am not being asked to resign," Person said when reached by phone at his office Thursday morning.

Person has been embroiled in controversy over the past several months related to a January 2014 incident that involved a city employee and, then ultimately, the Sidney police chief.

Person said he informed city employees at a meeting on Thursday that he would be submitting his resignation at the next council meeting.

"I wanted to tell them eyeball to eyeball," he said. "They deserve...

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Reader Comments

sturmfuss writes:

I have known Gary Person for forty years. In my opinion is one of Sidney's brightest and best and would be an asset to any organization or community.


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