Carmel city attorney resigns 


Longtime Carmel City Attorney Doug Haney has resigned.

Doug HaneyHaney, who has served as city attorney since 1997, submitted his resignation in December, although city officials have remained tight-lipped about what led to his decision to step down.

Haney is a defendant in a federal lawsuit filed in 2018 by Carmel resident Gary Brooks, who has difficulty forming new memories. According to court records, Brooks claimed Haney became aggressive on two occasions when Brooks attempted to use a video recorder to document interactions in City Hall. A trial has been set for March 18.

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