For immediate release: The City of Parkville is pleased to announce that Alan Schank, City of Parkville Public Works Director of Operations, recently received an award for Field Supervisor Excellence from the Kansas City Metro Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). Mr. Schank was honored at the December dinner meeting.\
This award recognizes outstanding leadership and dedication in the operation of public works-related field activities whereby their services and achievements have had a positive effect on the efficiency and effectiveness of governmental operations and has improved the quality of life for those who live and work within the community.
Mr. Schank has been with the City of Parkville since 1987 and is one of the City’s longest serving employees. City Administrator Lauren Palmer stated “Parkville’s population and street network grew considerably during his tenure and he has admirably weathered the changes that growth and development brought to the community.” Mr. Schank continues to meet operational challenges with foresight and experience and succeeds – always in the best interest of the City of Parkville.