Event slated for March 7.
Lakewood Division Of Aging
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Dottie Buckon leaving the post after nearly 10 years in the position; Mayor says that it’s “time to change direction.”
Dottie Buckon is leaving her post as the city’s director of human services after almost 10 years at the post and almost 20 years of service to the city. Her last day is Feb. 28. Mayor Michael Summers said Buckon’s departure is not a lay-off but rather a “mutual understanding.” “The changing nature of human services and the direction we have to go is no longer a match,” said Summers. “The expectations are different and the resources are cut in half.” However, he stressed that little will change in the services provided in the three departments Buckon oversees. “The services are not going anywhere,” he said, adding that the city will look at ways to become more efficient. “This is an assessment of the road ahead. It’s a recognition that …