The longtime head of the Atlantic County Improvement Authority is retiring this week after 22 years of shepherding construction projects around the county.

“I have a growing family — three wonderful daughters who live locally and four grandchildren,” said John Lamey, 64, of Galloway Township. “I want to spend some more time with them, and I want to do some fishing.”

Tim Edmunds, 60, of Mullica Township, will take the helm Jan. 1. Read more from The Press of Atlantic City.