West U’s parks director Tim O’Connor is retiring

West University’s longtime Parks and Recreation Director Tim O’Connor announced Wednesday, “with bittersweet emotion,” that he will retire at the end of February 2017.

He said he worked out the six-month notice with City Manager Chris Peifer “in the best interest of operations and all concerned.”

“Please know that I am totally committed to working with the city manager and current City Council in regard to facilitating their direction for the transition of the leadership of the Parks and Recreation Department,” he said in his resignation message.

Tim O'Connor

Tim O’Connor