Town of Cicero Hires Plan Commission Director

Cicero, IN – The Town of Cicero has hired C.J. Taylor as the new Cicero/Jackson Township Plan Commission Director.  Prior to joining the Town in his new role, he served as the Chief Wastewater Operator for the Cicero Streets and Utility Department for the past 12 years. Dan Strong, Cicero Plan Commission President, served as the interim Director for the past six (6) months while the Town Council searched for the best candidate for this position.

“We are very grateful to Dan for stepping in to fill the role as the interim Plan Commission Director to make for a smooth transition for the Town’s new Director,” stated Chad Amos, Town Council President.  “We believe that C.J. will be a great leader for the Plan Commission and that his knowledge and experience will support the Town’s plans for future growth and development of the community.”

C.J. began his role as Plan Commission Director on April 24th and he will be responsible for policy development, program planning, procedural development, administration and operational direction of the Plan Commission to achieve annual department goals and objectives.  He will also serve as the liaison for the Plan Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA), and the Town Council.

“I appreciate everything that I have learned while working as the Chief Wastewater Operator for the Streets and Utility Department and I look forward to beginning this new challenge as the Cicero/Jackson Township Plan Commission Director,” stated C.J.  “The Town is uniquely situated and there are many opportunities to strengthen the community and economic development of Cicero and I look forward to working with everyone on keeping this a great place to live, work, and visit.”


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