People July 3, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
Mark Bingman has resigned as a Cascade City Councilmember as he has taken a new job with the Forest Service in Ashton.
Cottonwood Mayor Denis Duman took time at a City Council meeting to inform a couple of Boy Scouts in attendance about the duties of the mayor and councilmembers. The Boy Scouts were working to complete communications merit badges.
Over the past six months, James Long has received Wastewater Treatment Operator Class 1 certification, Alfred Alvarez has received Wastewater Treatment Operator Class 1 certification, and Malorie Kast has received Wastewater Treatment Operator-in-Training and Wastewater Collection Operator Class 1 certification—all are with the City of Jerome Wastewater Department.
Katie Carnduff, Administrative Clerk for the City of Ketchum, has resigned after 17 years of service with the City. She is taking a job with a property management and real estate office in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Ketchum has five new firefighters who have just completed the firefighter academy—Riley Sibbach, Alex Dembergh, Jeff Emerick, Jerry Garcia, and Terry Connor.
Sam Brown and Anthony Giovannoni are new equipment operators and Shellie Rubel is the new administrative assistant with the Ketchum Street Department.
Brandon Lynch is a new senior utilities operator at the Ketchum Wastewater Treatment Facility.
Kootenai Mayor Mike Keough resigned June 2 as he moved outside the city.
The Kootenai City Council appointed Nancy Lewis as the new Mayor. She has been serving as Council President.
Gene Drabinski resigned as City Manager for the City of McCall. He has served in this position for three years and is leaving to pursue other interests.
The City of Meridian sponsored Gene Kleiner Day on June 13 to pay tribute to the extraordinary generosity of Gene Kleiner, who donated Julius M Kleiner Memorial Park to the City.
The Nampa Library Board of Trustees announced Chris Cooper has been hired as the library’s new director. Cooper comes from California where he served as the supervising librarian and branch manager in Humbolt County. He is also an associate faculty librarian at the College of the Redwoods in Eureka, California.
Sheila Gormley retired as City Clerk for the City of Oldtown on June 30 after 20.5 years of service for the City.
Alicia C. (Lee) Ehrmantrout has been appointed as the new City Clerk for the City of Oldtown.
Rocky Adamson and David Cook with the Twin Falls Public Works Department have completed the PACP (Pipeline Assessment & Certification Program), MACP (Manhole Assessment and Certification Program), and LACP (Lateral Assessment & Certification Program).
Dennis Bowyer retired as the City of Twin Falls Parks and Recreation Director in June after more than 30 years of service.
Wendy Davis has been hired as the new Parks and Recreation Director for the City of Twin Falls.
New promotions in the Twin Falls Fire Department include Mitchell Brooks to Battalion Chief, Corey Beam to Captain, and Dave Owens to Driver Operator.
Erin Steel joined the Twin Falls Engineering Department on June 1.
Wally Habbaba is a new Engineering Technician with the Twin Falls Engineering Department.
At its 19th Annual Awards Banquet, the Twin Falls Police Department presented the Employee of the Year Award to Executive Assistant Alice DeLeon and the Officer of the Year Award to School Resource Officer Steven Gassert.
Trip Craig, former Twin Falls Councilmember, passed away on June 26, 2015.