City of Clovis to host annual Public Works Week BBQ

Clovis City Council proclaimed May 21st-27th as National Public Works Week in honor of the many employees who collect our garbage, deliver our water, design our parks, maintain our roads, and so much more. These employees work in the following city departments: Public Utilities, Planning and Development Services, and General Services. Pictured are just a few of these many employees.  (Photo City of Clovis)

May 20, 2023 – The City of Clovis, at their May 15th City Council meeting named the week of May 21st-27th as National Public Works Week.

In designation, this week is provided as an opportunity to focus on the tireless work of the Public Works Department in the City of Clovis.

Councilmember Drew Bessinger read the proclamation. 

“Whereas, Public Works focuses on infrastructure, facilities and services that are of vital importance to sustainable and resilient communities and to the public health, high quality of life and well-being of the people of the City of Clovis….the City of Clovis does hereby declare May 21-27, 2023, as National Public Works Week.” 

The Public Works Department announced to the council they will be honoring their hard working employees at their annual Public Works’ Week Celebration Barbecue at the Corporation Yard on Wednesday, May 24th at noon.

This barbecue will be in celebration of the hard work that the Public Works Department continues to do each and every year, and is not open to the public. 

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