Former Rockwood Public Works Director Tom Pierce was accused of using city funds to make personal purchases in 2013.
He has yet to go to trial.
A continuance was granted Nov. 17, and the new trial date is set for March 31 in front of Judge Eugene Eblen.
“They need to go ahead and come out and get it over with,” said Councilwoman Peggy Evans.
Evans said she was shocked when the accusations about Pierce emerged, and she called him immediately.