New Public Works Director, City of Manassas

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After an extensive search of highly qualified applicants, Steven Burke, PE has been selected as the Director of Public Works for the City of Manassas.  In this position, Burke will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of all City of Manassas Public Works activities, including the Street Department, Traffic Controls, Vehicle Maintenance, Buildings and Grounds, Cemeteries, Horticulture, Stormwater and Trash and Recycling programs.
Burke comes to the City with more than 20 years of experience in local government, first in Pinellas County, Florida and then in Front Royal, Virginia.  During his tenure at Front Royal, Burke served as Town Engineer, Interim Director of Planning and Zoning, Director of Public Works, and Director of Environmental Services.  In 2010, Burke was selected as Town Manager, where he was responsible for 174 employees serving 15,038 residents.
“Steven brings a tremendous quality and variety of experience with him to the City of Manassas,” said City Manager W. Patrick Pate.  “I look forward to having him as part of our senior management team.”
Steven Burke has a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Florida and is a member of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Virginia Local Government Management Association.  Burke will begin his career with the City of Manassas on Nov. 28, 2016.
“I look forward to joining the Public Works team to continue providing City of Manassas residents with the highest level of service to the community,” said Steven Burke.

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