Bellingham Mayor Dan Pike has appointed Ted Carlson as Director of the city’s Public Works department. Carlson has served as the city’s assistant Public Works director, overseeing the Operations Division, since November 2007. He will begin as director on July 1, 2009.
As director, Carlson will oversee the department’s 240 full-time employees and a $102.7 million operating budget, including a capital improvement budget of more than $20 million. His salary as director will be $121,500 per year.