There have been new developments pertaining to the investigation of four employees of the City of Russell Springs who were placed on paid leave several weeks ago following allegations of misconduct.
WJRS NEWS has learned that three of the employees are returning to work while one remains on paid, investigative leave.
City Attorney Matthew DeHart told WJRS NEWS disciplinary action has been taken against two employees as a result of the personnel investigation. According to DeHart, City Clerk Wendy Burton will remain in that position, but with no supervisory duties and a reduction in pay. Richard Roy will remain as the city’s Safety Officer, however, Roy will no longer be supervising employees at the city park and he too, will see a reduction in pay.
DeHart said allegations of misconduct against employee Mark McClure were not substantiated and McClure has returned to his normal duties with no disciplinary action taken.
Deputy City Clerk Sharon Hill remains on investigative leave according to the City Attorney with no additional details provided.