Crosby city admin to resign for League of Minn. Cities job
Crosby Mayor Bob Novak praised the outgoing city administrator for eight years of diligent work for the municipality.
Crosby City Administrator Lisa Sova is leaving her position after eight years with the city to become the next assistant finance director for member outreach with the League of Minnesota Cities.
The Crosby City Council convened 6 p.m. Monday, April 13, with the acceptance of Sova’s resignation on the agenda. Crosby Mayor Bob Novak said Sova was expected to resign effective June 5 and begin her new job with the League of Minnesota Cities on June 8.
“Crosby’s loss is the state’s gain. Her work with the League of Minnesota Cities will really be based on her strengths,” Novak said during a phone interview. “She’s been a really strong administrator for us and Lisa has really been pivotal in getting the city of Crosby on really strong financial footing. She’ll be missed.”
The League of Minnesota Cities is billed as a membership organization with 800 cities across the state that promotes excellence in local government through advocacy, education and training, policy development, risk management and other services.
Novak said Sova sports an educational background with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s in finance, as well as a resume that includes being a master municipal clerk. He added he believes she is now in a position where she can serve more people in a larger role that will make waves in communities across Minnesota large or small and urban or rural.
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