City Manager Wally Bobkiewicz and Public Works Agency Director Dave Stoneback announced the appointment of three of the four new Evanston Public Works Agency Bureau Managers.

James Maiworm has been named Infrastructure Maintenance Bureau Manager, Paul D’Agostino has been named Environmental Services Bureau Manager, and Lara Biggs has been named Capital Planning and Engineering Bureau Manager. The City is continuing recruitment for the Water Production Bureau Manager.  In the interim, Sustainability Manager Catherine Hurley will fill the position.

The Infrastructure Maintenance Bureau is responsible for the maintenance of City streets, alleys, sidewalks, water and sewer infrastructure.  Mr. Maiworm has 29 years of experience in public works management,

The Environmental Services Bureau is responsible for forestry, refuse, recycling and the maintenance of our greenways and parks throughout the City. Mr. D’Agostino is a certified arborist, playground inspector and certified task specialist with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Urban Forest Strike Team.

The Capital Planning and Engineering Bureau is responsible for citywide capital planning, capital projects and engineering.  Ms. Biggs has worked in the water and wastewater industry for 20 years. She is active in the American Water Works Association, where she works to promote public outreach and education for members. 

The Water Production Bureau is responsible for the operation of the Evanston Water Plant. Ms. Hurley led Evanston’s effort to become the second city in the nation to earn a 4-STAR Rating from STAR Communities, which evaluates cities on their efforts to provide a healthy environment, strong local economy and vibrant community.