Sebring Village Council voted to fire Village Manager Richard Giroux during a special council meeting Tuesday, May 21, The Alliance Review reports.

Giroux previously served as Hillsboro safety and service director.

According to the report, council's decision was unanimous.

In a story by Gayle E. Blair (, The Alliance Review received a copy of Giroux’s personnel file in response to a public records request. Giroux’s latest performance evaluations, prepared in 2018, indicated council was not happy with his work. Council members gave him a mark of 1.8 out of 5 points, which, according to forms, is considered “below average” or “poor.”

Giroux, 58, was appointed safety and service director in January 2012. In November 2012, Giroux was arrested on a charge of OVI (operating a vehicle while impaired) by the Hillsboro Police Department. He also was charged with failing to obey a traffic device, according to Hillsboro Municipal Court records.