In a press release Friday, Americus Mayor Barry Blount announced the pending retirement of Charlotte Cotton, the City’s chief administrative officer (CAO).
In the release, Blount says Cotton has been with the City for 31 years, the last eight and one-half as the CAO. Her retirement will be effective May 31, 2013.
“I want to thank her for all of her service not only to the Mayor and Council but to the citizens of Americus. I hope you will join me in wishing her a happy retirement!,” Blount says in the release.
The mayor also says the City will immediately begin advertising for the CAO position.