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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Marietta City Employees Honored for Service

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March 1, 2021

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager

lwiles@mariettaga.gov

770.794.5509

MARIETTA - Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Manager Bill Bruton honored both current and recently retired City employees who have served Marietta for a combined total of 1,650 years. The City Manager also awarded several employees with various prestigious City-wide awards. Because of the pandemic, this year’s ceremony was done as a video production that observed all current protocols.

City Manager's Award

Marietta City Manager Bill Bruton awarded Paul Hazel and Michael McInnis, City Service Workers in the Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department, Richard Stokes, Transportation Project Inspector in the Transportation Division of the Public Works Department,  Richard Franklin, Fire Prevention Lieutenant in the Fire Department, Joel Mills, Recreation Supervisor in the Parks, Recreation, and Facilities Department, and Eric Patten, Engineering Manager in the Board of Lights and Water Electrical Department the City Manager's Award for Exceptional Service for their accomplishments, hard work, and dedication to the City. This award is presented to employees who provide the best internal service to their fellow colleagues and external service to the public and is generally seen as epitomizing public service.

Darrell Dickerson Marietta First Award

Elizabeth Jacobs, Benefits Manager in the Human Resources and Risk Management Department, received the Darrell Dickerson Marietta First Award, which includes a plaque and $500 endowment. This award is given to an employee who serves as an ambassador for the City of Marietta, both internally and externally, and who cares about the City and its employees.

2020 Employee of the Year

Willie Lowe, City Service Worker in the Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department, is the employee of the year for 2020. The Employee of the Year award is presented to an employee who is singled out by supervisors, peers, citizens, and customers of the City of Marietta and Board of Lights and Water for consistently having a professional attitude, providing quality customer service, creating an atmosphere of teamwork, having good attendance, and their willingness to serve as a role model.

Supervisor of the Year

Eric Johnston, Foreperson in the Fleet Division of the Public Works Department, received the Alex G. Newsome Memorial Award for Supervisor of the Year. Alex G. Newsome was an employee of the City of Marietta for 35 years. As Superintendent of Electrical Services, Newsome was known for his knowledge of his craft, dedication, excellent teaching skills, tender heart, sense of humor, and homegrown vegetables.

Rising Star Award

Ian Murray, City Service Worker in the Sanitation Division of the Public Works Department, and Matthew Cole, Police Officer in the Police Department, received the Rising Star Award. This award is presented to full-time employees who have less than two years of full-time service and have made a significant impact in their time with the city. 

The following city employees received various pins for their years of service to Marietta:

35 YEARS OF SERVICE:

    Shane Cantrell        BLW Electrical 

    Michael Goins         Police            

    Troye Huebner        BLW Water

    Tim Milligan             Police

    Robin Priest             BLW Electrical

30 YEARS OF SERVICE:

    Marty Ferrell            Police 

    Steve Graham         BLW Electrical

    James Mathis          Public Works

    James Wells            BLW Water

25 YEARS OF SERVICE:

     Rich Buss                Parks, Recreation, and Facilities

     Steve Campisi         Police            

     Grant Foster            Police

     Lavander Hines       BLW Water

     Tom Jones               BLW Water

     Kim Kucy                 BLW Customer Care

     Tim Nalley                Fire

     Grant Pearson         Fire

     Mike Vickers            Fire

     Bobby Watson         BLW Electrical

Twenty-eight employees who have served the city for a combined total of 661 years retired in 2020:

FIRST

LAST

DEPARTMENT

RUSSELL       

CHAMBERS        

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

ROBERT        

DONOVAN         

MUNICIPAL COURT

CYNTHIA       

DOROUGH         

FINANCE

KENNETH       

EILERMAN        

PUBLIC WORKS

MARK          

ERION           

POLICE

ROBYN         

ESTABROOK       

MUNICIPAL COURT

ROBERT        

EVANS           

BLW ELECTRICAL

MARGARET      

FERRARO         

FINANCE

DANNY         

FERRELL         

BLW WATER & SEWER

STEVEN        

GREENE          

BLW ELECTRICAL

BILLY         

HALE            

PUBLIC WORKS

GEORGE        

HENDERSON       

PARKS, RECREATION, AND FACILITIES

TROYE         

HUEBNER         

BLW WATER & SEWER

PAT           

JENKINS         

PARKS, RECREATION, AND FACILITIES

THOMAS        

JONES           

BLW WATER & SEWER

RICHARD       

MAULDIN         

PUBLIC WORKS

TIM          

NALLEY          

FIRE

DANNY         

RACKLEY         

FIRE

MELISSA       

REYNOLDS        

BLW CUSTOMER CARE

KENNETH       

ROBERTSON       

PARKS, RECREATION, AND FACILITIES

PATRICIA      

SHEPHERD        

MUNICIPAL COURT

JERRY         

SMITH           

PARKS, RECREATION, AND FACILITIES

WILLIAM       

ST JOHN         

BLW ELECTRICAL

THOMAS        

STEED           

FIRE

JAMES         

THOMAS          

DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

LUTHER        

TURLEY          

PUBLIC WORKS

MICHAEL       

VICKERS         

FIRE

JESS          

ZERBE           

FIRE


More info: Marietta's Human Resources Department, 770-794-5562


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