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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Post "For Sale" or "Wanted" Items

Post your items for sale or solicit "wanted" items from your co-workers.

Fill out the Classifieds form Classifieds - Clothing

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Kimball Hinze Upright Piano

Kimball Hinze upright piano, serial #13678.

Name: Bonnie RybackiPhone: (817) 491-4236Email: bonnebee@sbcglobal.net

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

Cici's Pizza

Cici's Pizza, 2304 W. Shady Grove, is offering city of Irving employees its all-you-can-eat-buffet and a drink for only $6 plus tax.

Employees must present a city of Irving badge to receive the discount, and the discount is only available at the Shady...Read on...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

Dell

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Dell offers City of Irving employees deals on laptops, desktops and tablets, as well as clearance and overstock items and discounts on other electronics and accessories. In order to receive your discount, team members must ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

El Pollo Loco (Irving)

Show your City of Irving employee badge to get 10 percent off regularly priced menu items at El Pollo Loco, located at 4050 W. Airport Freeway. A 15 percent discount applies to City of Irving catering orders. Fire personnel and police officers in uniform ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

Firehouse Subs

City of Irving employees can receive 10 percent off their orders at the 2450 N. Belt Line Road location. Just show your badge to the cashier. For more information, call (972) 252-1429.

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Posted on: June 8, 2015

Irving Public Library

Employees who don’t call Irving home can get a free Irving Public Library card. Bring a photo ID, a piece of mail with a current home address and an employee badge to an Irving library to get a library card. The city has four locations, thousands of books...Read on...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

Microsoft Home Use Program

Microsoft Home Use Program (HUP)

The Microsoft Home Use Program offers employees significant discounts on popular productivity and consumer products. 

For just $9.95, bring the power of Microsoft Office 2016 home. Microsoft Office Home and Business 2016 for Mac also is available ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

Sweet Tea Treasures

City of Irving employees can receive 10 percent off their purchases of custom handcrafted items at Sweet Tea Treasures, 503 E. Irving Boulevard. Show your city ID card at the time of purchase.

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Posted on: January 21, 2016

Taco Casa (Irving)

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Taco Casa, located at 1311 W. Airport Freeway (Irving), is extending the following special discounts to City of Irving employees: •General government employees who present a City of Irving badge will receive 10 percent off dine-in, to-go and drive-thru or...

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Posted on: November 12, 2014

University of Phoenix

The city of Irving and University of Phoenix have teamed up to encourage employees to enhance their educational, professional and personal lives through higher education.

Employees will receive 4 percent savings on the cost of tuition. University of P...Read on...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

City Employee of the Year Program Returns

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As part of the city’s varied opportunities for employee appreciation, the Employee of the Year program returns for another year. Up to eight team members who have worked to advance the city’s mission and vision statements will be recog...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Cigna Medical Vaccine Program

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As a reminder, employees and their covered dependents on the city’s health insurance plan can receive vaccinations, including the flu shot, at no cost. Simply visit a participating pharmacy, show your Cigna medical ID card, and the pharmacy will...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

City Prepares for Open Enrollment 2019

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Annual enrollment and will be held from Nov. 1 through Nov. 30. As always, employees will have the opportunity to make any changes to their benefits, which become effective Jan. 1, 2019. 

This year’s annual enrollment will be a passive enrollment,...

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Domestic Violence Resources

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Through the Deer Oaks Employee Assistance Program, City of Irving team members have access to several resources to assist individuals who are victims of domestic and intimate partner violence. Services available include:

  • In-the-moment telephonic support &a...
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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Safety Message: Protect Your Hands

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Hand injuries account for 80 percent of all occupational injuries. This is because the hands are engaged in almost all activities on the job. Can you imagine any occupation that does not make use of the hand? They carry out the skills needed to perform mo...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

2017 Employee of the Year Class Selected

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Eight employees were recognized for above-and-beyond contributions to the organization and community. Presentations were made by City Manager Chris Hillman as part of the Jan. 31 Work Session meeting. Recipients of the Employee of the Year Award are liste...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Employees of the Year for 2016 Recognized

2016 Employee of the Year honorees display their awards at City Hall.

Five employees were recognized for above-and-beyond contributions to the organization and community. Presentations were made by City Manager Chris Hillman as part of the city’s first Work Session meeting of the new fiscal year. Recipients of the 2016 Empl...

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Employees of the Year Announced for 2015

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It’s that time of year when employees who are considered walking commercials for the city’s mission, vision and values are recognized for ongoing displays of exceptional service. Here’s a look at this year’s group o...Read on...

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

2014 Exceptional Employees of the Year

This year’s group of Exceptional Employees were recognized by City Manager Chris Hillman at the Sept. 18 City Council Work Session meeting. Nominated by peers, this year’s group of honorees were recognized for delivering exceptional se...

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Exceptional Employees of the Year
Posted on: November 13, 2014

2013 Exceptional Employees of the Year

Employees made their nominations, and the city’s “exceptional seven” have been announced. Last year’s winners made up the committee who selected this year’s Exceptional Employees of the Year. Listed by cat...Read on...

Exceptional Employees of the Year
Posted on: November 13, 2014

2012 Exceptional Employees of the Year

Employees made their nominations, and the city’s “exceptional eight” have been announced. Last year’s winners made up the committee who selected this year’s Exceptional Employees of the Year. Listed by cat...Read on...

Exceptional Employees of the Year
Posted on: November 13, 2014

2011 Exceptional Employees of the Year

Pictured left to right, First row–Sheli Masterson, Gretchen Holt, Karen Wong, Lourdes McWithey; Second row–Glen Richey, Enriques Godina, Aaron Brown, Tammy Hanson.

The city’s premier recognition opportunity returns for a second year. The inaugural set of w...

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

2010 Exceptional Employees of the Year

2010 Exceptional Employees of the Year

Pictured left to right, First row–Doug Janeway, Carlos Narvaez, Linda Murray, Dan McMahon; Second row–Rick Hose, Jim Ferguson, Tommy Patterson.

Many employees were nominated for recognition as the Exceptional Employee of the Year, a...

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Posted on: December 18, 2014

Employee Credits City for Healthier Lifestyle

Library team members (from left) Dolores Grevan-Stefursky, Teresa Kerrs, Maria Williams and Patty Landers form a healthy bond.

A 2008 study by the Centers for Disease Control reveals that nearly 30 percent of Texans are obese. Though losing weight can be challenging, Team Irving’s workforce includes an employee who proves that it is not impossible—especially w...Read on...

I Win Success Stories
Posted on: December 18, 2014

I Win Program Helps Soto Sidestep Diabetes

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In 2009, the City of Irving launched a one-of-a-kind health care program called Irving Wellness Incentive Now (I Win). Four years later, team members have shed nearly 4,000 pounds and more than half the employee population participates. The incentive-base...Read on...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Spivey Succeeds Boyd as Chief of Police

Jeff Spivey is sworn in as police chief by Judge Rodney Adams.

Photo: Jeff Spivey is sworn in as police chief by Judge Rodney Adams.

Jeff Spivey officially took the oath as chief of police at Irving’s Criminal Justice Center after being recommended for the post by City Manager Chris Hillman at the end of Mar...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Parks, Recreation Brings TRAPS to Irving

Planning committee celebrates success of TRAPS Expo in Irving.

Photo: Planning committee celebrates success of TRAPS Expo in Irving.

The Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) Annual Institute and Expo brought hundreds of industry professionals to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas for a full lineup of edu...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Results

2017 Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Winners - Durenda Pena, Casey Tate, Ray Cerda.

Photo: 2017 Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off Winners (clockwise from back right): Durenda Pena, Ray Cerda and Casey Tate.

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted its 27th annual Super Bowl of Chili Cook-Off on Feb. 3. 

Seven employees engaged in a heat...

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Posted on: February 15, 2016

2016 Chili Cook-Off Winners

2016 Chili Cook-Off Winners

The Parks and Recreation Department hosted its 26th annual Super Bowl Chili Cook-Off on Feb. 5. Six employees engaged in a heated competition for the title of chili cook-off champion.

Employee judges included Budget Coordinator Shannon Phillips, Landfill M...

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Posted on: February 8, 2016

American Heart Association Designates Irving as Fit-Friendly Worksite

Fit-Friendly Award

For the sixth consecutive year, the American Heart Association (AHA) has recognized the City of Irving as a platinum-level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Fit-Friendly Worksites are organizations that go above and beyond when it comes to employee health. To earn t...

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Posted on: January 18, 2016

Parks and Rec Honored by TRAPS

2014 Canal Fest Event

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Irving Parks and Recreation Department three awards at the recent 2015 Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) North Region Conference, held Nov. 6 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

  • The Excellence in Maintenance Award was prese...
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Posted on: November 10, 2017

Nov. 8, 2017: Martin Gomez, Solid Waste Services

From left - Brenda Haney, Ernesto Guillen, Sergio Almodovar, Chris Hillman

On Oct. 24, Solid Waste Services Lead Senior Heavy Equipment Operator Martin Gomez was back-dragging the working face of the landfill when he noticed what appeared to be a wallet pop out from underneath the blade of the equipment. 

Martin got out ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2017

Nov. 8, 2017: Ernesto Guillen and Sergio Almodovar, Solid Waste Services

From left - Brenda Haney, Ernesto Guillen, Sergio Almodovar, Chris Hillman

Ernesto Guillen and Sergio Almodovar of Solid Waste Services were assigned the duty of building and preparing the resident drop-off recycling center at the Hunter Ferrell Landfill. The construction required placing nearly 70 wall panels that staff had nev...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

June 7, 2017: Animal Services, Building Services and City Secretary’s Office

From left: Corey Price, Jennifer Phillips for Beth Batista, Tanna Roadhouse, Misael Gutierrez, Dudle

The Irving Animal Care Campus suffered damage from flooding which occurred overnight on March 27. The flood was discovered at 6 a.m. by Felix Pitones, the Animal Services custodian, who jumped into action and immediately contacted Building Services.&n...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017: Marcie Inman

Feb. 1, 2017 - From Left - Todd Hawkins, Marcie Inman, Chris Hillman.

Irving Arts Center staffer Marcie Inman was recognized for her outstanding work on the 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art, held last fall. 

The exhibition featured 68 works of art by artists from 23 states and 9 countries. Th...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Jan. 11, 2017: Stephanie Gimble, Diego Mendoza, Lorenza Beltran, Jesse Castillo

Jan. 11 2017 - from left - Marianne Follis, Diego Mendoza, Lorenza Beltran, Jesse Castillo, Stephanie Gimble, Chris Hillman

A Spanish-speaking patron entered the East Branch Library with his dog on a leash. The gentleman asked Library employee Diego Mendoza, in Spanish, about the immunization clinic next door, but the clinic was closed. After a little more discussion in Spanis...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Jan. 11, 2017: Bill Sangster and Robert Salinas

In late December 2016, a resident called Solid Waste Services, asking for assistance. He stated that his wife had accidentally thrown away his wallet. 

The collection vehicle was pulled off its route and sent directly to the landfill, where the re...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Sept. 21, 2016: Miguel Sotelo

From left - Teresa Adrian, Miguel Sotelo, Chris Hillman.

Many employees have talents and skills that are sometimes unknown or underutilized. Miguel Sotelo works in Human Resources and is an amazing artist. Anyone strolling by HR during the holiday season might see his handy work along the Human Resources Depart...Read on...

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Posted on: July 18, 2016

July 6, 2016: Parks and Recreation Staffers

 From left - Chris Hillman, Ramiro Lopez, Brian Reeves, Steve Draper, Charlie Wilson, Jose Del Cid, Jorge Argueta, Carlos Fuentes, Ken Cook, Randy Royal, Mitch Barker, Ray Cerda and Nathan Frettoloso.

The Cimarron Family Aquatic Center experienced a significant leak on May 25, just days before the scheduled summer season opening.

As contractors were unable to begin work on the project for several days, staff took initiative to take on the major rep...Read on...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016: Planning, Fire, Traffic, CIP, Inspections departments

Pictured L to R Front row: Maria Sanchez, Jessy Hulm, Steve Reed, Christine Hadley, Amie Burden, Mik

In recognition of a significant milestone achieved by the multi-departmental plan review team . . . 2016 in 2016. On Thursday, June 23, the continuous "winning streak" of meeting the six-day plan review KPI will reach 2016 consecutive days in th...

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Posted on: June 22, 2016

June 22, 2016: Vicki Ebner, Trina Johnson, Sara P. Ramirez, Chris Garza

From left - Chris Hillman, Steven Reed, Ramiro Lopez, Vicki Ebner,  Trina Johnson and Chris Garza. Not pictured - Sara P. Ramirez.

Members of the Planning and Community Development Staff, as well as Risk Management, we recognized for their exceptional efforts in providing assistance to residents of the apartment complex that was impacted by a water main break.

 

From left: Chr...

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

April 27, 2016: Jose Rivera and Raul Benavidez

From left - Chris Hillman, Damon Lindsey, Brenda Haney, Raul Benavidez and Jose Rivera.

On March 28, Solid Waste Services Equipment Operators Jose Rivera and Raul Benavidez were working their refuse collection route when Rivera noticed a cellphone case and wallet combination laying on the ground. He picked up the items and immediately contac...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

March 30, 2016: Marcos Gomez, Steven Becerra, Jeffrey Johnson and Tony Gonzalez

From left - Chris Hillman, Chris Hooper, Marcos Gomez, Jeffrey Johnson, Steven Becerra and Tony Gonzalez.

On Feb. 26, a water line break serving the West Library was discovered near the library building at approximately 7:30 a.m. Water Utilities Operations Manager David Canady was contacted, and he immediately dispatched a Water Utilities technician. Although...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

March 30, 2016: Vicki Ebner, Galen Price and Sara P. Ramirez

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On Jan. 13, the last of 27 new homes on Tudor Lane was sold, bringing to conclusion a redevelopment initiative that began in 2008. Although many city staff members were involved at one time or another, Vicki Ebner, Galen Price and Sara P. Ramirez were inv...Read on...

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Posted on: January 13, 2016

Jan. 13, 2016: Ken Bloom, Troy Wynne

On-the-Spot Award Jan 13 2016 - From Left - Steve Reed, Chris Hillman, Ken Bloom and Troy Wynne

Ken Bloom and Troy Wynne of the Planning and Community Development Department led the city staff working with Irving's Comprehensive Plan consultants Fregonese Associates to rezone approximately 1,000 acres of land around the former Texas Stadium site and...Read on...

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Posted on: December 10, 2015

Dec. 9, 2015: Karen Brophy

From left - Michael Morrison, Karen Brophy, Chris Hillman

One constant with the Irving Music Factory project has been the work of Karen Brophy. As with any great attorney, Brophy has been a staunch advocate for the city’s interests, while working tirelessly to ensure the completion of the entertainmen...Read on...

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Posted on: October 22, 2015

Oct. 21, 2015: Shirley Smith

From left - Casey Tate, Shirley Smith, Chris Hillman .

The City of Irving recently received recognition as a Scenic City from Texas Municipal League (TML) for its ongoing efforts to improve the aesthetic nature of the built environment. This is Irving’s second time to be named a Scenic City, and th...Read on...

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Posted on: October 7, 2015

Oct. 7, 2015: Carla Morgan

From left - Chris Dobson, Chris Hillman, Carla Morgan, Judge Laura Anderson.

Library Services Coordinator Carla Morgan responded to a plea from Judge Rodney Adams who asked the library for assistance in mentoring juvenile offenders and giving them a second chance before sentencing. Morgan enthusiastically accepted the challenge, c...Read on...

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

Sept. 2, 2015: Corey Price and Meribeth Sloan

From left - Chris Hillman, Corey Price, Meribeth Sloan, Chief Larry Boyd

Animal Services Manager Corey Price and Communications Manager Meribeth Sloan teamed up to organize the second annual “Clear the Shelter” event. The 2015 event went beyond last year’s local event to become a nationwide campai...Read on...

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Posted on: July 23, 2015

July 23, 2015: Dale Fifer and Billy Martin

Photo, from left - Brenda Haney, Dale Fifer, Billy Martin, Chris Hillman, Roger Barron.

Solid Waste Services (SWS) Heavy Equipment Operator Dale Fifer and Equipment Operator Billy Martin were picking up brush at a stop on May 29. As Dale worked, he noticed a resident who had fallen while exiting his carport to bring his trash to the curb and...Read on...

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Posted on: July 15, 2015

July 15, 2015: Jeff Sawyer, Robert Hurtado and Jason Lile

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Jeff Sawyer, Robert Hurtado and Jason Lile from Water Utilities came up with a plan to stop the sewer discharge into Lake Carolyn. The three worked nights for two days for two days to take advantage of the lower nighttime sewer flows.
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Posted on: June 3, 2015

June 3, 2015: Teresa Adrian, Lawrence Crow and James Hawthorne

pictured L to R - Chris Hillman, Teresa Adrian, James Hawthorne and Lawrence Crow

The mayor and city manager received a letter from the Building Officials Association of Texas (BOAT) praising the work of Lawrence Crow, James Hawthorne and Teresa Adrian of the city's Code Enforcement Department for their inspection work of more...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

April 1, 2015: Joanna Fuentes and Lidia Ochoa

On-the-Spot Award April 1, 2015 - Joanna Fuentes and Lidia Ochoa

On Saturday, March 21, 2015, a water polo match was under way when a player was kicked in the back, submerged and had trouble returning to the surface. Lifeguard staff members Lidia Ochoa and Joanna Fuentes were already in the water as they were participa...Read on...

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Posted on: March 4, 2015

March 4, 2015: Juan Lopez and Jeffrey Davis

March 4 2015 On The Spot Award

On Tuesday, Feb. 24, Solid Waste Services Equipment Operators Jeffery Davis and Juan Lopez were working their recycling route during a winter storm that had covered the roads and sidewalks with ice. At 8:15 a.m., the crew saw a resident fall on the sidewa...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2014

Nov. 12, 2014: Mark Massey and Joe Lepera

From left - Chris Hooper, Chief Victor Conley, Joe Lepera, Mark Massey, Chris Hillman

Reserve fire-fighting apparatus is stored at the Briery Road complex with no utility power available within the vicinity of the storage area. The batteries of the fire equipment will eventually discharge, possibly ruining the life of the batteries and lea...Read on...

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