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Public Works Equipment Operator Retires

NEWTON, N.C. (Dec. 15, 2016) – Newton celebrated the retirement of Equipment Operator Donald Cannon during the Public Works and Utilities Department’s annual Christmas luncheon on Dec. 15.
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Cannon joined the city of Newton as a meter reader in November 2010. He became an equipment operator for the Street Department in February 2013. He retires Dec. 16.

Cannon has shown his dedication to the city through a constant willingness to work hard and get jobs done.

Newton Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver thanked Cannon and the entire Public Works and Utilities Department staff during the luncheon for the work they do around the clock to deliver services to Newton’s businesses and residents.

“I appreciate all you do to keep this city running,” Stiver said.

Newton City Manager Todd Clark also thanked Cannon for his service to Newton.

“It’s employees like you who bring tremendous value to the city of Newton every day,” Clark said.

“It’s Don’s willingness to complete any task assigned in full, with little delay or instruction, that make him a valued PWU employee,” Newton Public Works and Utilities Director Dusty Wentz said. “This department cannot function without individual employees undertaking a wide range of assignments.”

The city of Newton thanks Donald Cannon and wishes him many years of happy retirement.

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The City of Newton celebrated the retirement of Equipment Operator Donald Cannon on Dec. 15. Cannon has worked for the Newton Public Works and Utilities Department since 2010. Pictured from left are Newton Public Works and Utilities Director Dusty Wentz, City Manager Todd Clark, Equipment Operator Donald Cannon, Mayor Pro Tem John Stiver, Council Member Jerry Hodge, and Council Member Tom Rowe.