Council Confirms New Director for DPW

April 12, 2018, 9:27 AM HST
* Updated April 12, 5:28 PM
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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works announced that the County Council has confirmed Allan G. Simeon as the director of the Department of Public Works on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

Allan G. Simeon. Courtesy photo.

Simeon, who previously served as the department’s deputy director, has served as the acting director of the DPW since October 1, 2017.

“Each day is a blessing and each blessing is an opportunity to do something good for the people of our Hawai‘i Island community, for our families and for ourselves,” Simeon said.

Simeon, a licensed professional engineer, joined the county as a civil engineer in 1997. He has appointed Merrick H. Nishimoto as his deputy director. Nishimoto previously served as a civil engineer stationed at the West Hawai‘i office and has been with the county since 2007.

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