By Melissa Rosequist | Paradise Valley Independent
Less than one month before newly hired Paradise Valley Town Manager Mark Perkins was to take his post, the Missouri-resident has decided to stay put.
Citing a very deep and long-standing tie to his community of Creve Coeur, Missouri, Mr. Perkins alerted the Town of Paradise Valley in December that he wished to terminate his employment contract with the town.
“Mr. Perkins contacted the council and stated that, after a period of difficult soul searching, he couldn’t get himself to leave his current position in Missouri — where he has been for almost 20 years,” Mayor-elect Jerry Bien-Willner said.