Medford Mayor Lungo-Koehn Appoints Former City Engineer Timothy McGivern as Permanent Commissioner of Public Works

McGivern was appointed Acting DPW Commissioner in November 2021, has served as Medford’s City Engineer since 2018.

MEDFORD – Mayor Breanna Lungo-Koehn announced today that she has appointed former City Engineer Timothy McGivern as Medford’s newest DPW Commissioner. McGivern has been serving as Acting DPW Commissioner since November 2021 following the retirement of former Commissioner Brian Kerins. The open position was posted publicly as of December 15, 2021, and formally offered to McGivern last week.

Prior to his appointment as Acting DPW Commissioner, McGivern served as the City’s City Engineer for over three years.

“As the City Engineer, Tim implemented and advanced many great policies and procedures and has transformed some city operations to meet the needs of a modern community. Tim has a focus on data-driven management, customer service, and creating more efficiency wherever possible. This, combined with his general knowledge and skill have already proven to be a tremendous asset to the Medford DPW and I am excited to continue to work with him to further advance our goals,” said Mayor Lungo-Koehn. “The role of DPW Commissioner is one of our most critical positions in the city as deliver core services for our community. As a Medford resident himself, Tim understands first-hand the community’s needs and values and he has the technical and interpersonal skills that I know will make him an asset to this position.”

“I’m thrilled for the opportunity to serve as the leader of the Medford DPW. I’m excited to continue working with this great team dedicated to bringing public works services to the community of Medford. I am also excited to find where I can contribute my unique skills to the improvement of those services,” McGivern said.

McGivern has assumed the full-time role as of February 22, 2022.

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