North Bend Announces City Employee of the Year

The City of North Bend announced this week that Mike McCarty, Senior Planner, was selected as its 2015 Employee of the Year.

Mayor Hearing and staff recognized Mike for his many contributions and accomplishments on behalf of the City at the city of north bend logoannual Wellness Employee Recognition Luncheon held on December 16, 2015.

Mr. McCarty began working for the City of North Bend in 2008, having previously worked for the City of Snoqualmie. He was recognized for his strong work ethic, positive attitude, and outstanding customer service skills.

“Mike’s leadership and initiative in tackling tough, detailed projects and willingness to take on new projects despite his heavy work load speaks to his high level of performance and commitment to the City,” said Mayor Ken Hearing.

Mayor Hearing was also pleased to acknowledge several new city employees at the annual luncheon. New staff members in 2015 include Waste Water Treatment Plant Manager Mark Fogle, Water System Operator Jason Baxter, Building Inspector Colin Mercer, Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator James Wendt and Events Coordinator Stacey Cepeda.

The Mayor recognized the Wellness Committee for the work they do all year long in support of staff and the Wellness program; and expressed his sincere thanks on behalf of the elected officials to all employees for their hard work and dedication in 2015.

Congratulations Mike!

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  • Friends,
    This award is extremely well deserved. Mike has served for many years as the City of North Bend staff member of the Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association (MFPA) and before that was the City of Snoqualmie’s staff member on the MFPA. Mike is an outstanding example of a city employee who is continually seeking what is best for our entire Valley. Dave Battey – Secretary, MFPA

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