Essex Junction names first city manager

Published: Aug. 3, 2022 at 10:13 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 4, 2022 at 6:24 PM EDT
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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (WCAX) - The city of Essex Junction has its first city manager, Regina Mahony. She will step into the Lincoln Street offices for her first day on Sept. 15.

Mahony is currently the planning program manager for the Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission.

As city manager, Mahoney will help develop the first city budget, oversee infrastructure projects and implement a recently approved sales tax, among other duties.

Essex Junction became Vermont’s 10th city on July 1.

In a statement, Mahony wrote: “I’m honored to be given the opportunity to lead the city in its formative years. I’m excited to work with the council, staff, residents, and businesses to address the capital needs of the city and continue on the path of making Essex Junction a vibrant, welcoming, and safe community.”

Our Ike Bendavid spoke with Regina Mahony about her vision for the state’s newest city. Watch the video to see their full conversation.

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