|Gene Feyl in 2010 Star-Ledger photo|
"Gene Feyl, whose appointment as executive director of the Highlands Council two years ago came under fire from environmentalists who argued he wasn't qualified for the job, said today he is stepping down.
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Noting that he will turn 69 in August, Feyl said, "I have decided to retire from full-time employment. Two years is a pretty good run. I've been in public service most of my life."
The former Morris County freeholder and Denville councilman said he will formally announce his retirement from the state agency next week and will talk more about his record on the council at that time. He said he intends to step down next month.
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