CORINTH, Miss. (AP) - New Corinth aldermen J.C. Hill has given up his local government job to keep his elected one.
The Daily Corinthian reports Hill's decision eliminates a conflict-of-interest between his newly elected post and a job with a city-county recreation agency.
Hill recently won an alderman's election. He took office Monday.
Hill resigned Sunday as assistant director since 1986 for the Corinth-Alcorn Parks and Recreation Department. Both the city and county governments provide funding for the parks department.
The Ethics Commission had said Hill's continued employment would constitute a "prohibited interest" in the appropriation of funds to the commission by the city and county.
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