Mayor Tammy Gilroy (left) exchanges kind words with City Manager Corey Schmidt as the council accepted his resignation.

Williamston City Council bids farewell to City Manager Corey Schmidt

Madison Rose(L-R) City Treasurer Rachel Piner, Police Chief Jim Wolf, Councilmember Daniel Rhines, Councilmember Tommy Pratt, Councilmember Brandon Lanyon, Mayor Tammy Gilroy, Mayor Pro-Tem Noah Belanger, two empty seats for the absent Councilmember Terry Hansen and the Councilmember vacancy, City Manager Corey Schmidt, City Attorney Timothy Perrone and City Clerk Holly Thompson. Williamston City Council returns for a meeting for the first time in a month after the cancellation of the Sept. 13 meeting. This cancellation left the council with a lengthy action items list to review. City Manager Corey Schmidt resigns to focus on family

The Williamston City Council meeting featured a more personal touch as council members were tasked with approving the resignation of City Manager Corey Schmidt.