the Department of Public Works could be facing some
Hexom is retiring at the end of the year .
which is giving the city an opportunity to re-evaluate
his position .
and re-shuffle the department.
Mayor Tim Kabat proposed a resolution earlier this
summer that would not re-fill the job .
and instead spread the responsibilites out over various
The changes were recommended for approval by the city's
finance and personnel committee last week .
with an amendment that would add a transition team.
Significant parts of the city code would also have
to be re-done.
There's something like 33, 34 references in various
chapters of the code where the duties are spelled
out, or the responsibilities of the director of public
works are spelled out that would need to be changed.
The possible reorganization of the public works department
is up for approval at the city council meeting later