Bellbrook City Manager Mark Schlagheck is resigning from his position with the city to take a position with The Jefferson Health Plan, he told this news agency Thursday.
Schlagheck said he submitted his resignation to the city council Friday and the council has since accepted his decision.
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After leaving his position with Bellbrook, Schlagheck said he will be staying in the area while working for The Jefferson Health Plan as its Chief Financial Officer.
The city will begin the hiring process for Schlagheck’s replacement soon and he will be leaving office in mid-March, he said.
The Jefferson Health Plan operates as a council of governments and provides health care and related employee benefit programs to nearly 300 public employer member organizations throughout Ohio, according to its website.
Schlagheck has been Bellbrook’s city manager since Nov. 2008 and worked with the city of Centerville as its finance director prior to taking his position with Bellbrook.
Schlagheck is married to Washington Twp. Administrator Jesse Lightle.