Bryan Farmer, the Deputy Director of the City of Farmington Hills Special Services Department, on March 8 received the Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce Innovation Award.
A city employee since 1998, Farmer was recognized during the Chamber’s annual Awards Dinner and Celebration for his innovative ideas and dedication to the field of Parks and Recreation. He assists in the operation of the Recreation, Facilities, Parks, Golf, Ice Arena, Seniors, Youth and Family Services, Cultural Arts, and Video divisions, assists in managing 628 acres of parkland and hundreds of programs that better the lives of people of all ages and abilities.
Farmer led the design, operations, and implementation of the Nature Discovery Trail in 2018; the Riley Archery Range in 2015; the Riley Skate Park in 2009 (the development of this facility was instrumental in his being chosen as the City’s Employee of the Year); and in 2005, the Farm Disc Golf Course.
To learn more about Special Services programs and events, visit fhgov.com or call 248-483-1800.