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City of LaGrange Employee Honored for 30 Years of Service

City of LaGrange Employee Honored for 30 Years of Service

The City of LaGrange is honoring Residential Routing Supervisor Tim Yearta for his dedicated 30 years of service.

Yearta received his 30-year service pin at the LaGrange City Council meeting Tuesday (8/10) night. He received the pin with his wife Tina and mother Patricia beside him.

Yearta began his employment with the City of LaGrange April 2, 1990 with the goal of obtaining the necessary training and skills to become a productive employee.

During the course of 30 years, Yearta has worked in all areas of the Sanitation Department. Yearta began his career as a Collector in the Garbage Division, then operated the knuckle boom loader for the collection of trash for 8 years and then operated the Commercial Sanitation roll-off truck for the next 18 years. Because of his knowledge and experience, he was then promoted to his current position Residential Routing Supervisor.

“Tim is an incredible employee and a proven team member,” said Public Works Operations Director Bo Prather. “Throughout the years Tim has demonstrated the ability to help train our new employees in all aspects of the Sanitation Department. He is always on the move

overseeing the collection of garbage and recycling and is a true asset to the City of LaGrange.”

Tim has been married to his wife Tina for 27 years. His passion is finding and restoring antique cars and attending car shows. His most recent project is restoring a 1963 Falcon.


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