Wendel Announces New Leadership for Department of Public Facilities

Submitted by gallagha on Tue, 08/16/2022 - 12:45


Timothy Card Selected to Serve as Director of Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities

 New Director to Begin on Sept. 6

Tim Card and PJ Wendel 2

Pictured above, Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel (right) welcomes Timothy Card (left) as the new Chautauqua County Director of Public Facilities.

MAYVILLE, N.Y.:-- Chautauqua County Executive Paul M. Wendel, Jr. has announced the appointment of Timothy Card as the new Director of the Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities (DPF).

Card will begin his new position on September 6, 2022 and he replaces former director Brad Bentley, who resigned from the position in December 2021.

Since 1990, Card has worked for the Town of Harmony serving for six years as a motor equipment operator before becoming the highway superintendent in 1996. In this position, he was responsible for overseeing all highway operations and employees, managing a municipal building expansion, designing and overseeing a salt storage facility project, and managing the budget and purchasing for all equipment and maintenance. Prior to his position with the town, he worked at Maplevale Farms, Inc. as a forklift operator and truck driver.

“I am proud to welcome Tim Card to our team,” said Wendel. “He is a lifelong resident of Chautauqua County and I believe his 26 years of experience in overseeing municipal facilities, grounds, roads and transfer station operations will be a great asset to our Department of Public Facilities.” 

“I am honored to accept this appointment,” said Card. “I look forward to playing an important role in the continued success of the Chautauqua County Department of Public Facilities and working closely with employees and county leaders.”

Card earned his degree in Construction and Heavy Equipment at the Hewes Center at Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES in Ashville, N.Y. He graduated from Panama Central School and he currently resides in Ashville, N.Y.


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