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Ribbon cutting held at new City Services building

Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017

The City of Huntington held a ribbon cutting on Thursday, January 26 to formally open its new Huntington City Services building. The new building is located at 634 Webster Street.

Several people gathered for the ribbon cutting yesterday, including Mayor Brooks Fetters, Bob Caley, City Services superintendent and others from city council, city administration, city employees and Chamber Ambassadors. All were there to congratulate the City of Huntington on its new building.

According to Fetters, “The city had its equipment in several different buildings around the community, and now we feel blessed to have everything in one building.” Fetters went on to say, “I want to thank all the people who worked out here for so many years, and I thank you for being a part of team. This building is long overdue and much deserved.”

Caley said, “Now we are in a much more efficient building and everyone is using the building much more wisely.” Caley also thanked Dana Wannemacher, architect, Barton-Coe-Vilamaa for his help and the design of the building.”

A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at the new Huntington City Services building, 634 Webster Street on Thursday, January 26. Participating in the ceremony, front row from left are Dana Wannemacher, of Barton-Coe-Vilamaa, the architect of the project; Ralph Asher, foreman, Street Department; Dick Keplinger, former Street Department employee; Scott Wilson, truck driver, Street Department; Kristi Young, City Services office manager; Sharon Lamkin, Parks and Recreation Department program director and Tim Bischoff, City Services. Back row from left are Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters; Bob Caley, City Services superintendent; Josh Roseberry, Mitch Hobbs and Bill Garrison, all truck drivers, Street Department.