Knox Mayor Names New Water Superintendent

Knox Mayor Rick Chambers has announced the employment of a new Water Superintendent for the city. Todd Gardner has been chosen and he has been the maintenance man for the LaVille School for the past five years and before that he was employed in the Maintenance Department at Ancilla College. He replaces Gordon Burger who has retired from the position. He has all of the proper licenses.

In other news from the Mayor’s office:

Jerry Gurrado is the Mayor’s appointment to the Alcoholic Beverage Board. He replaces Tom Raderstorf who has been on the board since 1999. Gurrado joins Marv Peters and Ken Wallace on that board.

The Street Department is applying for a grant to replace all of the railroad signs in the city limits.

Farmers Market will open on May 5th.

Michelle Bachtel of H and R Block has been announced as the person in charge of the Knox Harvest Festival. Mayor Chambers announced that Michelle has been involved with the Blueberry Festival in Plymouth in past years.