Cornwall Ontario — Employees in the City of Cornwall’s Municipal Works Department were recognized by Staff and Council for their hard work and dedication during an employee luncheon on Thursday.
Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy and Councillors Andre Rivette and Justin Towndale were among the many who took part in the recognition event, which was held in one of the garages at the Municipal Works yard on Ontario Street.
A series of long-service and team player awards were handed out to select employees and officials shared some words of thanks.
“The work that you all do is greatly appreciated,” Mayor Leslie O’Shaughnessy told the employees.
John St. Marseille, General Manager of Infrastructure and Municipal Works, reminded the employees that the work they do in maintaining sewers, watermains, roads and other infrastructure is essential to the overall operation of the City.
“You all play a key role in ensuring public safety and the health and well-being of our residents,” said Mr. St. Marseille.
Employees recognized for long service included Dek Denneny (35 years), Brian Bray (35 years), Bernie Pare (25 years), Ron Merkley (20 years), Rheal Struthers (20 years) and Tim Morgan (10 years).