As part of their duties, the Carbon County Commissioners are asked to give their approval to any new county employee. Wednesday, as part of the regular commission meeting, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office brought Cletis Steele forward to be introduced to the county and community as the chief deputy sheriff.
The commissioners expressed their approval and their excitement in bringing Steele aboard while Steele expressed a similar excitement.
“I’m am looking forward to being in service to the county, ” Steele said. “I’m just really grateful for this opportunity.”
The commission also presented Brad McCourt a plaque congratulating him on his retirement from his position as the supervisor of the Carbon County Road Department. McCourt has been employed in various positions with Carbon County since 1974 and has worked in the road department since 2009.
Commissioner Potter expressed his appreciation for McCourt and said many of the things the county has accomplished over the years could not have been done without him.