The City of Springfield has named a new director of Environmental Services. Errin Kemper will start the job on April 1. He succeeds Steve Meyer who is retiring.
Kemper has been Assistant Director of Environmental Services at City of Springfield since January 2013 and worked for the City as a professional engineer for more than 10 years.
The Department of Environmental Services oversees the sanitary sewer system, wastewater treatment plants, solid waste management and recycling, air quality, sustainability efforts and integrated planning for the environment. Environmental services also works in partnership with the Public Works Department to provide programs, projects, and services to meet the stormwater management needs of the community and protect the quality of our streams, rivers, and lakes.