Noblesville Mayor John Ditslear is recovering after an elective surgery to reduce the ongoing effects of diverticulitis on Oct. 20. Deputy Mayor Michael Hendricks was notified that the surgery went well and as planned. Hendricks is acting as chief executive during the Mayor’s surgery and recovery.
City spokeswoman Cara Culp said Ditslear notified and met with his staff last week to provide decisions and guidance for various issues in preparation for the short amount of time he is expected to be away from the office. Ditslear will resume his duties as chief executive and return to a full schedule soon.
According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, Diverticulitis is small, bulging sacs or pouches of the inner lining of the intestine that become inflamed or infected. Most often, these pouches are in the large intestine (colon).