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Acting Director Named for Planning and Transportation Department

February 15, 2017

For more information, please contact:
Mick Renneisen, Deputy Mayor,, 812-349-3406

Acting Director Named for Planning and Transportation Department

Bloomington, Ind. - Dr. Frank Sabatine, Ph.D., will be serving as Acting Director for the City of Bloomington Planning and Transportation Department while a national search for a new director is underway. Christy Langley resigned as director in late January, creating a vacancy.

Sabatine served as Associate Vice President of Economic Development at Ball State University from 2007 until his retirement in 2013. He has held a variety of leadership positions in academia and is the recipient of several prestigious awards including a Sagamore of the Wabash in 2000.

Sabatine will work up to forty hours a week as an independent contractor to the City. He will be paid an hourly rate of $60 and will not be eligible for the regular employee benefits package.

Applications are being accepted currently for the Director of Planning and Transportation position. For more information about the position, please visit