North Glengarry hires public works director

In this photo provided by North Glengarry, Doug Sitland has been hired as the municipality's public works director. Sitland will start Feb. 10, 2020. (North Glengarry via Newswatch Group)

ALEXANDRIA – North Glengarry has a new director of public works.

The township announced Friday afternoon that Doug Sitland has been hired and will be starting Feb. 10.

Sitland has a resume that includes jobs with the National Capital Commission and the Government of Nunavut.

He was most recently the director of infrastructure and development for a municipality near Barrie, Ont. (Adjala-Tosorontio).

Sitland takes the position left vacant after Michel Riberdy resigned in December after less than a year on the job to take a position closer to his hometown near Prescott.