Rene Ramirez Appointed As Public Utilities Director

(FRESNO , CA June 19, 2006) City of Fresno City Manager, Andy Souza, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rene Ramirez as Public Utilities Director effective June 14, 2006.

Through his consistent and deliberate management as Interim Public Utilities Director, the Public Utilities Department continued to offer excellent service to the public, despite several key leadership changes. During this time, Mr. Ramirez has proven himself competent and capable of leading the department.

City Manager Andy Souza stated, “Mr. Ramirez has served the City of Fresno with distinction since 2004. It is with great pleasure that I make this appointment”.

Prior to joining the City of Fresno, Mr. Ramirez served the City of Coalinga as Director of Utilities and Public Works for 13 years.

Andrew T. Souza , City Manager
June 19, 2006 Contact: Rhonda Jorn, Public Affairs Officer: (559) 621-7777

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