Clayton Town Manager To Resign

CLAYTON – After nearly four years on the job, Clayton Town Manager Adam Lindsay is expected to resign.  The Town of Clayton announced shortly after 5:00pm today (Tuesday) a special called meeting has been scheduled for this Friday, Aug. 28th to accept the resignation of the town manager and to appoint an interim town manager.

No additional details surrounding the reason for his departure were disclosed.

Clayton Town Manager Adam Lindsay

Lindsay was hired by the Town of Clayton in September 2016. Previously he had served as assistant town manager in Southern Pines.

He graduated in 2003 from N.C. State University with a bachelor’s degree in communications. In 2005, he earned a Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

While pursuing his master’s, Lindsay also gained professional experience serving the Town of Holly Springs as a project analyst from 2003 to 2005. Lindsay joined Rockingham County in December 2005 as a budget and performance manager, and in February 2010 he assumed the post of strategic management director.

In 2013, Lindsay took a job as assistant manager of Southern Pines. Three years later he was hired by the Town of Clayton to replace Steve Biggs who had served as Clayton’s town manager for 19 years.  Lindsay was selected from 54 people who had applied for the job.

Lindsay’s starting salary in 2016 was $147,000. His current salary is $173,386.