Joint Statement of the Select Board & Town Manager Henry L. Hayes, Jr.

SUDBURY, MA—June 10, 2022—Today, the Select Board and Town Manager Henry L. Hayes, Jr. announce Mr. Hayes’ voluntary resignation as Sudbury Town Manager effective Thursday, June 30, 2022. The Board and Mr. Hayes have entered into a separation agreement that will end the three-year employment agreement that was due to expire March 31, 2023.

On behalf of the Board, Chair Charlie Russo stated “We are grateful to Henry for his work as Town Manager through a very challenging time. His steady leadership during a pandemic, his engagement with residents, and his emphasis on teamwork helped ensure the continuity and quality of Town services to the community. We thank Henry for his service and wish him well in his future endeavors.”

Henry L. Hayes, Jr. stated, “My family and I have contemplated the importance of being near those we love and have examined several options and opportunities. The decision does not come lightly. I have developed in so many ways since being here, and the people are truly great to work with.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to have served in this capacity. As my tenure as Town Manager draws to a close, I wish the professional staff, residents, businesses, and visitors all the best and much success going into the future.”

As this issue involves a personnel matter, further comment will be limited by Massachusetts General Laws and professional privacy standards.