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Posted on: May 9, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Snohomish County Hosts Public Event in Honor of 2016 National Public Works Week

 

Contact:

Allison Tabiando                                   Fay Lim

Communications Specialist II              Communications Supervisor

Allison.Tabiando@snoco.org             Fay.Lim@snoco.org

425-388-3126                                      425-388-6413

 

Snohomish County Hosts Public Event in Honor of

2016 National Public Works Week

                                                                                                                                                                                       

County invites employees, students, and Snohomish County residents to celebrate the Public Works Departments’ ongoing services on Wednesday, May 18 from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

EVERETT, Wash., May 10, 2016 – Snohomish County Public Works celebrates National Public Works Week by hosting an event at its downtown Everett campus on Wednesday, May 18. This year’s national event, titled “Always There,” recognizes the hardworking and dedicated employees of Public Works organizations across the country who serve their communities. The 2016 annual recognition will occur between Sunday, May 15 and Saturday, May 21.

Join the Snohomish County celebration and get to know the faces behind the work being done in your neighborhood.

Snohomish County National Public Works Week on the Plaza

  • When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
  • Where: Snohomish County Plaza – 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201

(The plaza is located on Wall Street between Wetmore Avenue and Oakes Avenue)

  • What: A celebration of Snohomish County Public Works staff and services in the community.
    • Check out the Public Works trucks, technology, and equipment used to keep the county moving
    • Learn about the five divisions of Public Works – Transportation & Environmental Services, Engineering Services, Surface Water Management, Road Maintenance, and Solid Waste – and what they do in your neighborhood
    • Meet members of the team, discuss what they work on, and identify how you can join Public Works
    • Discover the resources and services Public Works provides
    • Become a Public Works hero at the photo station
  • Who: Public Works is the largest department of Snohomish County with nearly 600 employees serving the unincorporated areas of the county. The department helps to improve and maintain roadways, sustain clean streams and lakes, keep healthy salmon habitats, and provide residents with waste management services.

For the most up-to-date information visit www.snohomishcountywa.gov/NPWW2016. You may also contact Allison Tabiando at Allison.Tabiando@snoco.org or 425-388-3126 with questions.

About Snohomish County Public Works                

The Snohomish County Public Works Department employs approximately 600 staff members that develop and maintain county roads; control and manage surface water quantity, quality, and fish habitats; and oversee the recycling and disposal of solid waste. The department’s main office is located at 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, WA  98201. For more information about Snohomish County Public Works, visit www.snohomishcountywa.gov/PublicWorks.

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