The Glastonbury native also served as Enfield’s town manager for ten years before being hired in Manchester in 2006.
Shanley, 64, met with Manchester’s board of directors Thursday night to adopt a plan for interim management. He will be on call for two months after he leaves to help the board’s chosen interim administrator.
“Although we are happy for Scott to go on and enjoy the next chapter, we will miss his leadership in our community,” Mayor Jay Moran said. “Over the past 15 years, he has guided us through a long recession and now the COVID-19 pandemic.