Jackson Public Works Dir. Kishia Powell resigns - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Jackson Public Works Dir. Kishia Powell resigns

Kishia Powell (Source: WLBT) Kishia Powell (Source: WLBT)

Kishia Powell, the City of Jackson's Public Works Director, has resigned.

Powell's resignation was confirmed by Shelia Byrd, the City of Jackson's Spokesperson.

At this time, we do not know what prompted Powell's resignation.

Mayor Tony Yarber released a brief statement on the matter.

"Director Powell has rendered amazing service to Jackson since her arrival in 2014. We celebrate her as she transitions to the next phase of her career," Yarber said.

Powell said she was thankful for the opportunity to have served the citizens of Jackson. 

"I thank the DPW team for their hard work and diligence and know that it will continue. Many thanks to the Mayor for his support as I make my way home," Powell said.

We will continue to follow this developing story.

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