Public Utilities director named

Published 3:43 pm Tuesday, November 23, 2021

City Manager Albert Moor II announced on Tuesday the appointment of Paul Retel as director of public utilities effective Nov. 22, 2021.

Retel has served as interim director of public utilities since July 1, 2020. He had previously served as assistant director of public utilities since June 19, 2017. Prior to his present role with the city, he worked for 29 years in the municipal utility consulting sector. There, he worked with numerous municipal utility departments on issues related to the planning, design, operation and maintenance of municipal water and wastewater systems.

City Manager Albert Moor II said, “Paul provides the experience and expertise needed as we continue to deliver critical services to the citizens of Suffolk.”