Public Works Director Named

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PictureKirk Severance, director of Public Works

Public Works director named

Town Manager William F. Smith, Jr. has appointed Kirk Severance as Granby’s director of Public Works. Severance served as deputy director of operations in Granby for seven years and has been with the Department of Public Works since 1984. Severance maintains several certifications relating to roads, hazard communications, tree-warden, and an environmental protection certificate to operate a landfill or transfer station.

Severance grew up in Granby, attended Granby schools, and has been active in many local organizations. His responsibilities as director include supervising, planning and directing the operations of Public Works, along with vehicle and equipment maintenance, highway and park maintenance, building and grounds maintenance, sewer maintenance, administering contracted refuse and recycling programs, and any public works project. His appointment was effective Oct. 27.