Hotchkiss to become Henry County engineer
MT. PLEASANT — Current Washington County assistant engineer Jacob Hotchkiss has accepted the position of Henry County engineer.
Supervisor chairman Gary See announced Thursday morning that an offer has been extended to Hotchkiss, who has verbally accepted the offer.
A contract and official start date will follow at a later date, said See, though he noted it would probably be sometime in August.
According to information found on the Washington County web site, Hotchkiss began working with Washington County as a summer intern in 2002. He joined the department as an assistant engineer after earning his bachelor of science in construction engineering in December 2004 from Iowa State University.
There had been eight applicants for the county engineer position.
The supervisors also:
• Approved a funding request for $2,250 to the Henry/Washington Early Childhood Area Board.