Posted: Jul 21, 2011 2:38 PM by James H Egbert
Updated: Jul 21, 2011 7:13 PM
In a press release from the office of Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach, an announcement of retirement has been made, bringing to an end, 28 years of service by City Clerk Kathryn Young.
"I am very grateful for the opportunity to have served this extraordinary organization and its citizens for the past 28 years," said Young. "While I look forward to enjoying my retirement, I will deeply miss the hardworking and devoted City employees that I have had the utmost pleasure of working with. I am very appreciative of the support received from the many citizens that have crossed my path in this community and throughout the state."
Young has been awarded several honors while she has been in office, the last being appointed to the Elections Best Practices and Vision Commission by Secretary of State, Bernie Buescher, on March 19, 2010.
"She's been a valued public servant for 28 years and we wish her the best in her retirement," said Mayor Steve Bach.
The office of City Clerk appointment by the Mayor and a new City Clerk appointee will be announced in the near future. Kathryn Young will remain on the job until July 28th.