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Board holds emergency meeting over Quincy senior center

The board called a meeting Friday morning, where they accepted the official resignation of four board members
Posted: 6:06 PM, Mar 15, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-15 22:06:34Z
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GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. — The Gadsden Senior Services board continues to search for not only new board members, but a new executive director.

The board called a meeting Friday morning, where they accepted the official resignation of four board members.

Three board members remain, but the big question is what happens to the executive director. At the meeting, Jo Ann Hart gave the remaining board members an ultimatum.

Hart says she'll resign and won't pursue any legal action if they agree to give her severance pay. However, if the board decides to terminate her, she could still seek legal action.

She asked for a decision by the end of the day, but either way, she won't be coming into work Monday morning.

"The number one thing is to make sure our seniors are taken care of the way that they should and find a new executive director as well as whatever other staffing needs that we're going to have," said James Hinson, Gadsden Senior Services Board Vice Chair.

As for replacing those board members who resigned, the team says they will review all applications this weekend, then meet again at 8:30 a.m. Monday to move forward with appointing up to eight new members.