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Staff News July 2020

Noted with Regret

  • Lawrence W. Harlow, who worked at FM for more than 25 years, died July 20. Lawrence worked for several areas in Facilities Management and most recently worked with the Chiller Plants crew.
  • James P. Smith, who worked at FM for 20 years, died June 22. Jim was a former leader at Facilities Management, serving as the associate director for operations when FM was known as Physical Plant.
  • Glenn P. Taylor, a retiree of FM, died June 6. Glenn worked in what was then FM’s central HVAC shop, coordinating the preventative maintenance work using a paper filing system of index cards.

Compliments from Customers

  • Cory Woodward, plumber steamfitter senior: I would like to say that Cory is the best. Whatever is needed he is on it and always friendly as well. Thanks! — Peggy Donohue, UVA Dentistry Clinic
  • McCormick Road pedestrian improvement project staff: The installation of the detectable warning surface pavers is the best that I have ever seen, especially at the radii of the allies. The cuts were very precise and care was taken not to cut the domes except where absolutely necessary at the back of the curb. Where the domes had been cut, they had been ground down in accordance with the VDOT Standards. The workmanship is first class and I am extremely impressed. I hope that this team has an opportunity to work on the other projects that are about to begin. Job well done! — George T. Rogerson, Jr., Virginia Department of Transportation

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