Who’s Savoy’s new public works director?
Roland White, an engineer who has beforehand labored for Fehr Graham, the College of Illinois and the town of Champaign. White was unanimously authorised this week by the Savoy board of trustees and commenced Thursday.
“Public works has all the time been a ardour of mine,” White stated. “I labored in public works earlier in my profession and had a need to maneuver again in that path, and Savoy was a extremely good match.”
Village Administrator Christopher Walton stated Savoy obtained about 10 candidates and White was chosen from two finalists.
“We thought he was the perfect one. He’s bought intensive expertise. He was conversant in our neighborhood and lots of the tasks at present occurring within the village of Savoy,” Walton stated.
At Fehr Graham, White helped present companies to completely different authorities entities, and because the lead civil engineer on the UI, he helped on tasks such because the Siebel Middle for Design, MCORE and the State Farm Middle renovation, according to a synopsis from the city of Urbana, which he was beforehand a public works director finalist.
With Savoy, White will function each the village engineer and the general public works director and replaces Levi Kopmann, who left in July.
“His expertise engaged on tasks for Savoy means he’ll be capable of hit the bottom working,” village President Joan Dykstra stated.