Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced today that Jeff Mulder will continue to oversee the Public Works Department as the Director of Transportation and Infrastructure, and each division of Public Works will continue to be managed by the current Deputy Director (Dan Crossland/Public Facilities; Clayton Edwards/Environmental Services; Ken Hill/Policy Development & Administration; Paul Zachary/Engineering.) Public Works Director Charles Hardt retired from the position effective March 31.
Clayton Edwards, Deputy Director of Environmental Services and a professional engineer, will serve as the interim Public Works director with signature authority for documents requiring approval by the Public Works Director. Edwards will report to Mulder.
A variety of individuals within the Public Works Department and the Mayor’s Office will assume the roles on the various boards and authorities where the Public Works Director has been involved.
Mayor Bartlett said Mulder will assist the Public Works Department through the transition and be more involved in the day-to-day management activities and the further evaluation of the Department’s core services and processes.