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11/6/2007 - City staff member receives Weir Award

  Contact : Brian Koral, Assistant to the City Administrator
Phone: (660) 827-3000
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
12 p.m. CDT, October 4, 2007

 

City staff member receives Weir Award

(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : Sedalia Wastewater Plant Operator II Mark Grose was honored with the W. Victor Weir Award at the Missouri Water and Wasterwater Conference in Columbia.  The award recognizes an individual in water or wastewater service in Missouri to commemorate acomplishments, the unfailing tact, the good humor and high professional and moral attributes which characterized the life of W. Victor Weir.

Weir served as a president of the St. Louis County Water Company, president of the Missouri Water and Wastewater Conference and president of the American Waterworks Association.  Weir was considered “one of the leading lights in the affairs of the Conference” by many of his peers and the award was created in honor of his years of service.  The first Weir award was presented in 1968.

In nominating Grose for the award, Public Works Director Bill Beck wrote that “Two years ago, Mark was asked to get involved with [the] pretreatment [program]. He has since taken it over, excelled in this area and taken our pretreatment program to the next level.”

Mark Grose, a member of the Water Pollution Control staff, has been with the City of Sedalia since 1989.

 



Mayor Bob Wasson
congratulates Mark Grose on winning the Weir Award.

Photo Credit : Brian Koral
Photo Date : 11/05/2007

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