The longtime manager at public pools on the Northwest Side becomes the second supervisor charged in the park district scandal.
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Interim Park District CEO Rosa Escareno will appear at town hall meetings to discuss improving safety for workers and the new Office of Prevention and Accountability.
Investigators criticized Jennifer Lin’s response to the accusations in Evanston. But she has a new job with the circuit court clerk.
An independent counsel is sharply criticizing north suburban officials who buried serious allegations from many female lifeguards and other beach workers.
Outside firms have charged more than $330,000 to help officials deal with the scandal at the public beaches and pools, records show.
The parks and recreation director’s resignation Monday follows the departures of the city manager and other top Evanston officials.
The subsidiary of the telecom giant is led by a former aide to Michael Madigan, who was ousted from power under a cloud of an ongoing federal investigation.
In text messages to a manager, a teenage female lifeguard alleged sexist workplace behavior was common and “f**** up people for a long time.”
Rosa Escareno took the job after a sexual abuse scandal involving lifeguards, and her original deal with the park district expired Monday.