Borror stepping down as Glen Carbon’s finance director


Courtesy of Village of Glen Carbon

GLEN CARBON – The village board of trustees unanimously permitted the resignation of finance director Scott Borror Tuesday, albeit with remorse.

His final day of employment with the village is Dec. 29 to permit him to assist ease the transition for his interim alternative, present accounting supervisor Chiyo Palen. Palen will begin Jan. 1 because the interim director.

“My time right here has been overwhelmingly optimistic,” he stated by telephone Tuesday. “This can be a good place to work. I can’t say sufficient good issues about my time in Glen Carbon.”

In a letter to Mayor Bob Marcus and the board dated Nov. 16, Borror stated he’s leaving to pursue skilled and private alternatives that can relocate his household elsewhere. Borror started his put up because the village’s finance director in late 2015.

On the board assembly, trustee Ben Maliszewski answered with a powerful “No!” when Marcus requested for a movement to approve Borror’s resignation. The viewers laughed. 

“He’s executed a stellar job and he’ll be dearly missed,” stated Jamie Bowden, village administrator, on the board assembly. 
Previous to coming to the village, Borror stated he labored as Fairview Heights’ first finance director from 2010 to late 2015. Earlier than that, he labored briefly in North Carolina and his first place in municipal authorities was in Highland in 2002, when he was employed as a employees accountant.

He stated his spouse accomplished her doctorate final yr, which has opened some profession alternatives. One got here alongside that she discovered irresistible, so now he and their three kids will comply with her to Florida. 

“We’ve executed a heck of a number of road work [during his time in the village],” he stated. “We handed two bond points that totaled greater than $13 million. One was for the Outdated Troy Street undertaking.”

On a day-to-day foundation, he stated he and his division overhauled the village’s audit and price range processes to raised align them with the Authorities Finance Officers Affiliation (GFOA), a North American group that presents public finance officers within the U.S. and Canada.

“There are lots of experiences and recollections I take with me as I depart, nevertheless it’s the ‘village individuals’ that can stick with me probably the most,” Borror wrote. He went on to thank many current and previous staff and elected officers, together with former mayor Robert Jackstadt. He additionally thanked Marcus and the present board.

“It’s an thrilling time for Glen Carbon and I stay up for seeing what the village accomplishes underneath your management,” Borror wrote to Marcus.

“In closing, I’d prefer to state that in late 2015, I got here to the Village of Glen Carbon at a time of private {and professional} challenges. What I discovered right here through the previous six years has been fulfilling on each ranges and rewarding in some ways. I’m proud to have been a small a part of the accomplishments of the finance division and the village as an entire throughout that point. 

“Upon retirement, I’ll seemingly replicate on my time right here in Glen Carbon as probably the most rewarding tenure of my profession,” Borror stated.

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