City of Redmond Hires New Public Works Director
November 12, 2013 Jeri Rowe-Curtis

Redmond, WA - Redmond Mayor John Marchione has announced the appointment of Linda De Boldt as the new Public Works Director for the City of Redmond, pending City Council confirmation Nov. 19th. De Boldt currently serves as the Deputy Director and Chief Engineer for Seattle Public Utilities in the Project Delivery Branch and has served the City of Seattle for close to 30 years. She has a broad range of experience in transportation, utilities, natural resource preservation & restoration, public works management, strategic planning and organization development.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to utilize my experience to benefit the City of Redmond’s Public Works Department,” says Linda De Boldt. “I very much look forward to being a member of Mayor Marchione’s leadership team for the future.”

“Linda brings an impressive background and hands-on experience to head our public works department,” states Mayor Marchione. “Her background in civil engineering makes her a great manager for our public works team, and I look forward to the new insights and leadership she will bring to the City of Redmond.”

De Boldt is a graduate of the University of Washington with a degree in Civil Engineering. She is a member of numerous professional associations including the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Public Works Association. Additionally, De Boldt received a Government Engineer of The Year Award in 2008 from the Puget Sound Engineering Council.

Media Advisory on Interviews: Once confirmed by Council, De Boldt will have a formal swearing in ceremony to be announced in Dec. 9th. At that time formal interviews with the new Public Works Director will be scheduled.