Newcastle Town Administrator Lynn Maloney will leave the town office June 30. According to Maloney, the Newcastle Board of Selectmen decided not to renew her contract during an executive session Monday, March 28.
Maloney, of Newcastle, has worked for the town of Newcastle for 24 years, having first been appointed as town clerk in April 1992. Maloney is a second-generation Newcastle town clerk. Her mother, Carol Pottle, also held the position.
Maloney was appointed interim town administrator by the board of selectmen in May 2013 following the resignation of David Bolling. The board appointed her town administrator in April 2014. Maloney also serves as the treasurer and tax collector for the town.
Maloney said her last day will be June 30.
Selectman Ben Frey said the board of selectmen discussed Maloney’s contract during a closed-door session March 28. The decision not to renew the contract did not require a vote, Frey said.
Chairman Brian Foote was not immediately available for comment.
The selectmen will meet for a hiring workshop at the town office at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 14. An advisory group will also be formed to make a recommendation to the board of selectmen regarding a candidate for the position.