Jonesboro's operation manager stepping down

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The City of Jonesboro's Operations Director is stepping down for another job.

Gary Harpole submitted his resignation today to Mayor Harold Perrin to become the general manager of Halsey Outdoor Advertising.

Mayor Perrin said the resignation was tough for both he and Harpole and adds that he was proud what both men have been able to accomplish together in the past 14 months.

Both men spent the past week working on a transition plan that would keep the city's operations running smoothly.

No word yet has been given on a replacement or what the city is planning on doing with the open position.

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