In a press conference Monday afternoon at City Hall, Mayor Eddie Morán announced Martin Neely as his choice to serve as Reading’s new Public Works Director.
“Mr. Neely has extensive experience in engineering project delivery, quality management and public works, including project engineering, construction management, and geotechnical soils engineering. He has managed various public sector projects on behalf of large public companies and served as a senior consulting engineer in the public sector” said Morán.
Neely has his Masters of Science and Civil Geotechnical Soils Engineering and a second Master of Science and Environmental Planning and Management of Science with a Bachelor of Science of Civil Engineering.
In addition, Morán also highlighted filling other key positions, including selecting City Managing Director Special Assistant Maritza Loaiza to City Core Manager, focusing on improving downtown relationships with businesses and more.
The announcement of Neely as Public Works Director is pending Reading City Council approval.