Town of Gordonsville Press Release
Town Manager Sabrina “Sam” Martyn announced her resignation Monday evening in a closed session meeting with the Gordonsville Town Council. Mrs. Martyn will retire September 1 Martyn stated in her letter to the Council that she will be working on a part-time basis and assisting her husband with the management of his new business. “I am very thankful to have had the opportunity to serve my community and I have enjoyed working for the Town,” stated Martyn. “I am looking forward to utilizing my local government experiences with the next chapter of my life.”
Mrs. Martyn has been Gordonsville’s Town Manager since January 2005. During her tenure, water billing system deficiencies were discovered and corrected, resulting in increased revenue to the Enterprise Fund that enabled the Town to hold water rate increases to a minimum.
Additionally, Mrs. Martyn spearheaded the improvement of the Town’s financial managementsystem, and obtained over $2.5 million in grant funding for various community projects, the most significant being the Main Street Streetscape project slated to begin construction later this summer. “Sam has been a tremendously talented and capable manager, made even more so by her love for Gordonsville,” said Mayor Bob Coiner. “We are very grateful for her service to this community and will miss her very much. We wish her all the best as she begins this exciting new chapter in her life.”
Town Council is currently developing a plan for filling the impending vacancy.