Shawnee mayor proclaims May 16-22 National Public Works Week

City of Shawnee Public Works Director Brad Schmidt and some of his staff stand by as Shawnee Mayor Ed Bolt, at left, reads a proclamation honoring them.

Shawnee Mayor Ed Bolt honored the Public Works staff of the City of Shawnee Monday evening, in collaboration with National Public Works Week, May 16-22.

“Whereas, public works professionals focus on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of Shawnee,” he read from the proclamation. “Whereas, these infrastructure, facilities and services could not be provided without the dedicated efforts of public works professionals, who are engineers, managers and employees at all levels of government and the private sector, who are responsible for rebuilding, improving and protecting our nation’s transportation, water supply, water treatment and solid waste systems, public buildings, and other structures and facilities essential for our citizens.”

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