On Monday, January 22, the City of Farmington Hills held its 42nd Annual Recognition Awards Ceremony to honor outstanding employees for 2017.
The event provides an opportunity to show appreciation to dedicated employees who put forth special effort and uphold the tradition of excellent service to the community.
The outstanding employees were nominated by co-workers who considered the following criteria: outstanding job performance, service to the public, rapport with co-workers, and positive contributions to their department and the City.
Employee of the Year
Harry Yee, Information Systems Analyst II, Central Services Department
Lori Brown, Human Resources Analyst, Human Resources Department Matthew Gale, Recreation Supervisor, Special Services Department Tammy Murray, Building Official, Planning and Community Development Joseph Van Vliet, Equipment Operator II, Public Services Department
Police Officer of the Year
Officer Robert Gerak
Fire Fighter of the Year
Lieutenant Daniel Wecker
The 71 employees who celebrated significant service anniversaries ranging from five to 40 years with the City of Farmington Hills also received recognition during the event.