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In response to this morning’s scathing audit of the Metropolitan Sewer District, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has announced a number of changes in the department.

Fischer is announcing the department changes this hour. So far, he has announced that:

  • MSD Executive Director Bud Schardein will retire this spring
  • Greg Heitzman, head of the Louisville water company, will serve as interim MSD executive director
  • Three MSD board members will depart, including board chairman Arnold Celantano

Fischer says he asked Schardein to retire. The board members volunteered.

WFPL’s Erica Peterson is at the announcement and will have the latest as it happens. Follow WFPL News on Twitter for the latest.