Isle of Wight’s assistant county administrator resigns

Published 10:23 am Wednesday, August 26, 2009

ISLE OF WIGHT-Patrick Small, Isle of Wight County’s assistant county administrator has resigned to pursue other employment opportunities, according to a press release the county issued Tuesday afternoon.

Small had been with the county since 1999. He served as the director of economic development for six years and was promoted to assistant county administrator in July 2006.

As the assistant county administrator, Small was responsible for overseeing General Services, Parks and Recreation, Tourism, Economic Development, Emergency Services and information technology.

Last March, Alan Nogiec, the county’s former parks and recreation director, was awarded $150,000 in a lawsuit against Small for defamation and $45,000 from the county for breach of contract.