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Park Director Gary Madrzykowski has resigned after being confronted about
borrowing more than $2,000 from the park organization.
commissioners say they know of at least five instances where the director
inappropriately borrowed money. They say in one case, Madrzykowski wrote a
check to himself from the park system for $2,500. He is also accused of taking
smaller amounts from the cash register or office and leaving ‘IOU' notes.
public money. It belongs to the park, so I think that was wrong for him to do
that," said Ben Rutherford, a park visitor.
members say the money was always repaid a day or two later, but they say
Madrzykowski had no authority to borrow it. Visitors like Rutherford agreed.
though he paid it back, he wasn't supposed to take it in the first place," he
said. "It set a bad example for the people who work here, especially the high
say they think the director deserves a second chance.
easy to fire somebody, but it's also very hard to obtain someone with his
experience and what he's done for the system," said Tony Gerrish, another
members say they don't plan to press charges against Madrzykowski, and they
will begin their search for a new park director immediately.