Mayor announces departure of Public Safety Chief Hess

Mayor Greg Fischer today announced that the city’s Chief of Public Safety, Amy Hess, is leaving Metro Government in May.

Chief Hess joined Metro in February 2020 as Chief of Public Services, overseeing Public Works, Emergency Services, Corrections, Louisville Fire, Fleet and Facilities, and Animal Services. In May 2020, after former Police Chief Steve Conrad announced his retirement, Mayor Fischer asked Hess to take a new role as Chief of Public Safety, overseeing LMPD, Louisville Fire, Emergency Services and Corrections. Prior to joining LMG, Hess was Executive Assistant Director of the FBI’s Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, and was

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McGee takes over as acting Holyoke mayor following Morse’s departure | News

HOLYOKE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) — Former Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse has officially left city hall.

Friday afternoon, city council president Todd McGee was sworn-in as acting mayor, but he can only fulfill the role for a short time, leaving the mayoral seat up in the air.

McGee told us he could only fulfill the role of mayor in a part-time capacity, so now the city and state are ramping up efforts to make sure there is a smooth transition of power until the November election.

On Friday, after nearly a decade, Morse served his last day as the leader of the

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Hotel manager from Dot says he’s running for Mayor

Dana Depelteau is looking for work and one of the jobs he plans to apply for is Mayor of Boston.

The 36-year-old New Hampshire native hopes to take his 15 years of hotel management experience to City Hall. He lost his most recent job managing a Boston hotel, he says, due to the pandemic.

“Mayor is the general manager of the city,” Depelteau said last week. “I feel strongly convicted to run for mayor. This is one job I’m applying for.”

Depelteau recently filed paperwork with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance that allows him to raise funds and

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Olympia mayor calls forcible occupation of hotel ‘domestic terrorism’

City officials in Olympia, Wash., on Tuesday condemned the actions of activists aligned with the group Oly Housing Now, after the forcible occupation of a hotel over the weekend to demand pandemic housing for the homeless, according to a report.

“I’m calling this crime an act of domestic terrorism,” Olympia Mayor Cheryl Selby said at a city council meeting on Tuesday, according to the Olympian.

The group of approximately 45 people barged into the Downtown Olympia Red Lion Hotel around 11 a.m. local time Sunday “armed with items such as hatchets, batons, knives and had gasmasks, helmets, and goggles 

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