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2023 News Archive

Posted on: December 4, 2023

Marietta City Employees Honored for Service

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December 4, 2023

CONTACT: Lindsey Wiles

Communications Manager


MARIETTA - Mayor Steve Tumlin and City Manager Bill Bruton honored both current and recently retired City employees who have served Marietta well. The City Manager also awarded several employees with various prestigious City-wide awards. 

City Manager's Award

Marietta City Manager Bill Bruton awarded Tracey Cephas, Sanitation Foreperson, Public Works, Shelly Drewry, Purchasing Agent II, Finance, and Raymone Calhoun, City Service Worker, Sanitation, Public Works, the City Manager's Award for Exceptional Service for their accomplishments, hard work, and dedication to the City. This award is presented to employees or groups of employees who provide the best internal service to their fellow colleagues and external service to the public and is generally seen as epitomizing public service.

Darrell Dickerson Marietta First Award

Danny Fischer, Firefighter Engineer, in the Marietta Fire Department received the Darrell Dickerson Marietta First Award, which includes a plaque and $500 endowment. This award is given to an employee who serves as an ambassador for the City of Marietta, both internally and externally, and who cares about the City and its employees.

2023 Employee of the Year

Rachel Langelotti, Economic Development Project Manager, City Manager’s Office, was recognized as the Employee of the Year for 2023. The Employee of the Year award is presented to an employee who is singled out by supervisors, peers, citizens, and customers of the City of Marietta and Board of Lights and Water for consistently having a professional attitude, providing quality customer service, creating an atmosphere of teamwork, having good attendance, and their willingness to serve as a role model.

Supervisor of the Year

David Collins, Lieutenant, in the Marietta Police Department, received the Alex G. Newsome Memorial Award for Supervisor of the Year. Alex G. Newsome was an employee of the City of Marietta for 35 years. As Superintendent of Electrical Services, Newsome was known for his knowledge of his craft, dedication, excellent teaching skills, tender heart, sense of humor, and homegrown vegetables.

Rising Star Award

Leigh Nagy, Permit Technician, Public Works, Andre Maddox, Power Control Tech, Electrical Department, Abigale Reyes, Foreperson, Parks, Recreation and Facilities, and Barney, K-9, Marietta Police Department received the Rising Star Award. This award is presented to full-time employees who have less than two years of full-time service and have made a significant impact in their time with the City. 

More info: Marietta's Human Resources Department, 770-794-5562

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