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Operations

Public Works Administration

Jeff Harrington, P.E.
Public Works Director
jharrington@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5177
 

Sarah Hammond
Administrative Assistant
shammond@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5177

Engineering

Nathan Crater, P.E.
City Engineer
ncrater@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5173


Seyrra Croy
Administrative Assistant
scroy@astoria.or.us 
503-338-5173


Cindy Moore, P.E.
Assistant City Engineer
cmoore@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5173

John Edwards 
Engineering Designer 
jedwards@astoria.or.us  
503-338-5173
 

Steve Ruggles 
Senior Engineering Technician 
sruggles@astoria.or.us
503-338-5173

Shelley Kirby 
Senior GIS Specialist
skirby@astoria.or.us 
503-338-5173

Operations

Jim Hatcher
Public Works Superintendent
jhatcher@astoria.or.us  
503-325-3524


Ole Gifford
Public Works Assistant Superintendent
ogifford@astoria.or.us 
503-325-3524


Stacy Sundquist
Administrative Assistant
ssundquist@astoria.or.us  
503-325-3524
Public Works Operations is divided into 6 Divisions
 
Shop and Yard Division: Overall administration of Operations, daily reports, meter records, purchasing and receiving of all parts and equipment for fleet maintenance and infrastructure. Fleet maintenance of close to 400 pieces of City owned equipment and vehicles. Operate and maintain the fueling facility for City equipment.

Streets Division: Street sweeping, pothole patching, roadside mowing, crosswalk and directional arrow delineation, street sign maintenance, snow plow/sanding and de-icing of streets.

Sanitation Division: Monitoring of the former Landfill site.

Sewer Division: Operate and maintain the Collection and Treatment facilities of sanitary sewer. There are over 68 miles of pipe, more than 1,600 manholes, 2 major pump stations, 3 lift stations and several smaller pump stations that convey combined sewer to the Wastewater Treatment Facility. At the Wastewater Treatment Facility, the sewerage is then aerated, chlorinated, dechlorinated and discharged to the Columbia River in accordance to State regulations.

Storm Water Division: Operate and Maintain all catch basins, inlets and facilities that convey and store storm water.

Water Division: Operate and maintain a 3,700 acre watershed, slow sand filter treatment facility, 12 mile transmission water line, 2 covered reservoirs, 4002 water meters, 443 fire hydrants and over 80 miles of water line from 1” to 18”. Manage the backflow program for over 600 backflow devices.

Name

Title

Phone*

Email

Bryce Majors

Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor

325-2267

bmajors@astoria.or.us

Austin Billaber

Utility Worker I

325-3524

abillaber@astoria.or.us

Kevin Daw

Equipment Mechanic II

325-3524

Steve Meadows

Wastewater Treatment Operator

325-2267

smeadows@astoria.or.us

Chris Gramson

Senior Utility Technician

325-3524

cgramson@astoria.or.us

Ron Harrod

Utility Worker II

325-3524

Ole Gifford

Assistant Public Works Superintendent

325-3524

ogifford@astoria.or.us

Chuck Higgins

Lead Utility Worker

325-3524

Joe Hudak

Equipment Mechanic II

325-3524

Tim Johnson

Water Quality Techician

325-3524

Eric Bufkin

Water Quality Supervisor

325-3524

ebufkin@astoria.or.us

William Johns Weekend Water Operator 325-3524  

Bo McMahan

Stores Supervisor

325-3524

bmcmahan@astoria.or.us

Nathan Bartlett

Water Source Operator

325-3524

Jess Mulligan

Utility Worker I

325-3524

James Hatcher

Public Works Superintendent

325-3524

jhatcher@astoria.or.us

Ed Karl

Equipment Maintenance Supervisor

325-3524

ekarl@astoria.or.us

Joe Peitsch

Sweeper Operator

325-3524

Bret Stevens

Senior Utility Worker

325-3524

Stacy Sundquist

Administrative Assistant

325-3524

ssundquist@astoria.or.us

Matthew Tikkala

Utility Worker I

325-3524

Nathan Barber

Senior Building Facilities Technician

325-3524

nbarber@astoria.or.us

Levi Greer

Utility Worker I

325-3524

lgreer@astoria.or.us


 

Utility Worker I

325-3524


* All phone numbers have a 503 area code unless otherwise noted.