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Farmington dismisses city planner

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After 17 years with the city of Farmington, city planner Lee Smick has been fired.

Farmington city council members approved city administrator David McKnight’s recommendation to dismiss Smick during Monday’s city council meeting. The item was placed on the city’s consent agenda.


Smick was placed on administrative leave prior to her dismissal.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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