Morinville's Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) is retiring.
 
Andy Isbister, 65, has seen the town grow immensely since he took the position in 2009.

"There's a time when it's time to go, we've got good leadership. It makes for a terrific community and we're going to see more growth here as the years go by."

Born in Lethbridge, but currently residing in Fort Saskatchewan, his career included stints with school boards and municipal governments for 28 years.
 
If one thing stuck out to Isbister with his time in Morinville, it had to be the people.

"It's been a real good time. I've got to work with some great people and that's what makes the job easy, is working with good people who are there for you."

Some massive projects have gone through his hands, including the new arena.

"We're fortunate we've got two new schools going to start construction, we built the Morinville Community Centre in 2011-12, this building (town hall) was built in 2013 and now we've started on the rec centre."
 
His time with the town was celebrated on Tuesday (Mar. 26) with cake and kind words from current mayor, Barry Turner.

Morinville welcomed their new CAO Stephane Labonne last week.

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