Lynn Merrill has been named San Bernardino’s public works director.
Merrill has spent 40 years in public works and waste management, including a stint with San Bernardino from 1994 through 2004, according to a statement on the city’s website.
While public services director, Merrill was in charge of San Bernardino’s streets, sewer collection, solid waste, fleet operations and environmental programs.
“Lynn Merrill has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and we are thrilled that he is back in San Bernardino,” said Charles Montoya, San Bernardino’s city manager, in the statement. “With his proven track record, our public works department could not be in better hands.”
Merrill had been the city’s interim public works director since December. His appointment becomes effective Feb. 5.