SUMMERSIDE — The City of Summerside is bidding farewell to its finance director and acting chief administrative officer, Malcolm Millar.
Millar will retire Nov. 30.
During the November council meeting, Millar was commended on his work during his 10 years with the City of Summerside.
“We hired him 10 years ago and, at the time, he said he would stay for 10 years and retire in the fall of 2012,” said Stewart.
“Malcolm put the wind farm project together with members of staff. It was a great project, a large project, and it is very, very successful. The same with Credit Union Place, when we were working on that project Malcolm tied it together and got the finances in places. I think it will be paid for in about 15 years.”
Deputy mayor Bruce MacDougall, who, in his capacity as finance committee chair, worked closely with Millar, said he was always a “steady eddy” at the table.
“There has been a lot of negotiations going back and forth and Malcolm has always been at the centre of them,” said MacDougall. “When everyone else is throwing balls in the air he’s there to catch them.”