New Public Works director to be named

Henderson City Council members Lynn Harper and Ranger Wilkerson announced at Wednesday’s Clean Up Henderson Committee meeting that Linda Leyen will soon be named the director of the city’s Public Works Department.

Leyen will replace long time Director James Morgan, who retired earlier this year.

Leyen is currently the Assistant Director for the Wastewater Treatment Plant.

According to Wilkerson, this is the first time Henderson has named a woman as the head of the Public Works Department.

The council members were not clear on when Leyen will assume her duties as director of that department.