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City employees honored for years of service

Gary Schmidt, water plant operator for the city, is honored for his 40 years of service by Mandan Mayor Arlyn Van Beek. Photos courtesy of the City of Mandan


Mandan’s city employees were honored for years of service during a special ceremony at Mandan City Hall on Nov. 6.

The following employees were recognized for their years of service:

Forty years of service – Gary Schmidt, water plant operator III.

Thirty-five years of service – Richard Barta, assessor and building inspection official; Lori Flaten, police lieutenant and CID.

Thirty years of service – Dennis Braun, firefighter.

Twenty years of service – Jon Benz, senior appraiser and inspector; Terry Piper, circulation and technical services assistant; Chris Miller, police lieutenant, information technology; Ed Boehm, equipment operator II; Steve Himmelspach, wastewater plant superintendent.

Twenty years of service – Greg Welch, finance director; Bruce Beehler, fire captain; Ray Eckroth, firefighter and safety officer.

Fifteen years of service – Steve Kilen, fire captain; Daniel Poppe, police field training officer; Gerald Getz, equipment operator II.

Ten years of service – Calvin Bullinger animal control officer.

Five years of service – Nancy Moser, administrative assistant; Deb Zodrow, administrative technician; Eddy Olson, senior building and grounds worker; Clayton Schaff, firefighter and EMT; Linda Austin, children’s program coordinator; Patrick Haug, police sergeant; Peter Czapiewski, police detective; Robert McClure, equipment operator I.

(left) Richard Barta, city assessor and building inspection official, is honored for 35 years of service to the city. (right) Mandan Police Liutenant Lori Flaten is honored for 35 years of service to the city.