McCarthy taps new dept. heads
— Two hours before Alan McCarthy was sworn into office as Cecil County’s new county executive Monday, his administration announced selections for new county economic development and human resources directors.
Their appointments were unanimously approved by the county council Tuesday night.
Christopher Moyer, of Baltimore, replaces Lisa Webb, who was dismissed Friday, as the head of economic development while Sally Thompson, of Conowingo, replaces Donna Nichols, who was also dismissed Friday.
Webb, the former business development director for Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp., replaced Vernon Thompson, who was forced to resign in August 2011. Nichols had served as the county’s human resources chief since