Harvey to remain County CFO
Commissioner Rob Jones announced Monday afternoon that County CFO Faye Harvey will remain on the job. Harvey had earlier given her resignation but was persuaded to take time to think about it over the holidays.
Jones and Harvey met on Friday and talked over the situation. Harvey informed Jones that she would would decide by Monday.
Jones said this takes a lot of pressure off the county to find a new CFO and work to achieve additional budget cuts at the same time.
The exact reason Harvey initially resigned is not known. Jones said in an earlier story that it had caught him by surprise as he wasn't aware of any specific issue.
Harvey's resignation letter contained no specifics and she has not publicly discussed the situation.
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Faye Harvey at the December commissioner's meeting. Last week Harvey announced her resignation as
Pickens County CFO but is reconsidering.
It was announced at the December Commissioner's Meeting that Faye Harvey, who was hired by the county in October to replace Mechelle Champion, sent a resignation letter to Commissioner Rob Jones last week stating she would resign effective Wednesday, Dec. 26.
At the meeting Jones said Harvey gave no specific reason for her resignation, but in a follow-up interview Jones told the Progress the new CFO was reconsidering her resignation.
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