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The week of May 20th through May 26th is National Public Works Week as declared by the American Public Works Association. Kingsport Public Works professionals will be on hand on Friday, May 25th, for the popular Public Works Day event. The event is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Farmers Market Pavilion, with equipment displays, kid-friendly activities and other information as well as several presentations explaining essential daily operations.

City Public Works professionals will demonstrate the work of those who plan, manage, and maintain the city’s essential infrastructure, including water, sewer and transportation networks.

Other Public Works group members also will detail the city’s efforts in solid waste collection and disposal, as well as maintenance of public buildings and grounds.

“We are blessed by an extraordinary group of employees who are dedicated to serving the taxpayers of Kingsport,” said Public Works Director Ryan McReynolds. “We very much appreciate the community taking a few minutes out of their day to visit with us at the Farmer’s Market Pavilion, where we can personally explain the many of services offered by the City of Kingsport.”

Lunch will also be provided for all those who attend!

What:    City of Kingsport Public Works Day

Where:  Farmer’s Market Pavilion

When:   Friday, May 25th (10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.)

If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Catron with the City of Kingsport Public Works Department at 423-229-9470 or sheilacatron@kingsporttn.gov. For more information, please visit www.kingsporttn.gov.