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UPDATE: Marietta-Belpre Health Board has 60 days to replace health commissioner

Marietta-Belpre Board of Health has removed the joint city health department's health commissioner today following an hour-long executive session.

The Marietta-Belpre Board of Health has 60 days to replace the Health Commissioner Anne Goon following an executive session of the joining city board today.

The board approved the acceptance of Goon’s resignation following an hour-long executive session that included both city law directors and mayors.

Mayor Josh Schlicher has explained to the Times that the acceptance of Goon’s resignation followed two special board meetings last week that were not broadcast by the city on its social media but also discussed questions and expectations of Goon’s performance.

Note: This alert has been updated as of 1:15 p.m.; Feb. 19.

See the weekend edition of the Times for the full story.

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