One Planner Left Standing

With the layoff of City Planner John 'Rusty' Lewis, Natchez, Mississippi is left with only one employee in its planning department - and she retires next week.

"Planning commission chairman Deborah Martin said it is unfortunate Lewis was let go.

'What does this mean for the future of Natchez? Planning is essential to the growth and future of our city,' Martin said.

'Any progressive city has a qualified city planner to enforce their ordinances and codes. We need one to run the planning office in a businesslike manner.'"

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no more planning

It certainly appears the intent is to eliminate the planning department.

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