Nov 19 2013

Recreation Director Mark Delventhal Announces Retirement

The following is the City’s press release:

In a letter to the City Council and City Administrator dated November 19th, Recreation Director Mark Delventhal announced his retirement effective December 27, 2013.

Mr. Delventhal was appointed Recrecation Director by the City Council in May of 1983 and has served for over 30 years in this position. Prior to serving as Recreation Director, Mr. Delventhal served as a Recreation Supervisor and also as a part time employee for a total of fifteen
additional years with the department.

In the letter announcing his retirement, Mr. Delventhal expressed his gratitude to current and previous members of the City Council, the City Administrator, and City staff, especially those at the Recreation Department. On the topic of his years of service in Piedmont, Mr. Delventhal wrote, “… public service in Piedmont is not a job or a duty or a profession, it is a calling, a noble and caring endeavor.”

“The City of Piedmont has benefitted tremendously from Mr. Delventhal’s years as Recreation Director,” said City Administrator Geoffrey L. Grote. “The high quality programs put on over the years by the Recreation Department are a testament to Mark’s dedication to public service and to the residents of this City.”

For further information contact City Clerk John O. Tulloch at (510) 420-3040

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