TAYLORSVILLE — City Administrator John Inch Morgan has announced that he will be resigning in January after 17 years at the post.

Morgan is taking a job with Valley Emergency Communications Center as the new executive director beginning Jan. 13.

"This is a great loss to the city," said City Council Chairman Dama Barbour. "John has been such an asset to the elected officials, staff and residents of Taylorsville for the past 17 years."