Contact Information


Customer Service Representative


Sonja Kun, Administrative Assistant


Jessica Foster, Solid Waste Division Manager

Area Supervisors


Robert Heinis, Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer – Trash Collection


Darlene Barnwell, Area Supervisor/ Code Enforcement Officer – Downtown and Special Collections


Daniel Rice, Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer – Brush Collection


Brad Hunter, Area Supervisor / Code Enforcement Officer – Lead Code Enforcement Officer


Updated 03/02/2020


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