An Augusta department director has been fired.
Commissioners approved the termination of Human Resources Director Doctor Gwendolyn Connor
She had been on paid leave since November, due to a dispute over the Ban the Box Policy.
Commissioners had grown frustrated that the issue had continued to drag on.
“The best answer is to put an end to the situation. The taxpayers deserve better, Augusta deserves better, Doctor Connor deserves better, we got to put an end to it,” said Commissioner John Clarke.
Conner had been with the city less than a year, she was hired in April she was not granted any severance pay.