Mayor Nina Thornton Of Hardy Arkansas Resigns !

2017-07Nina Resigns

Mayor Nina Thornton just finished resigning as the Mayor of Hardy at the July19, 2017 City Council meeting.

This evening at the regular City Council meeting for the city of Hardy, AR., Mayor Nina Thornton first read a statement in regards to the resignation of the Recorder Treasurer, Carolyn Groves.

However, the bigger surprise was what she did next, as she verbally resigned as the Mayor of Hardy AR. After her verbal statement a motion was made to accept her verbal resignation with the notation that no written resignation would be provided. The motion was seconded and passed unanimously. This follows concerns brought up at the prior Hardy City Council meeting where the Alderman were informed of an EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) charge that is under investigation involving Mayor Nina Thornton.

The resignation of Carolyn Groves who is the elected Recorder/Treasurer had also been at the center of a long issue of council members not having access to a budget to actual expenditure report. It has been stated by Alderman Dale Maddox that it is the responsibility of council members to manage the city’s actions, but they can’t do that when it is unknown how