Burrell to serve as interim manager in Canton
Jason Burrell will take the position of interim town manager in Canton beginning Jan. 1 when current Town Manager Al Matthews officially retires.
The decision was made following a lengthy closed session at the first regularly scheduled meeting for the new board of aldermen Tuesday night.
Mayor Mike Ray said the board wanted to make an appointment for the position because the town would have been without a manager from Jan. 1 until the next board meeting Jan. 7.
Burrell currently works as assistant town manager and will take the helm as manager until the board makes a final decision on hiring a new one. The board has about 60 applications on file and will be accepting applications until Dec. 31.