Matthew began his career at the City of Lakeland in 2001 in the Public Works Department as a Maintenance Tech. After several years, he expanded to his career to the Engineering Department as a construction inspector and in 2013, advanced his role to Chief Construction Inspector. Matthew has worked closely with the Planning, Natural Resources, Public Works, Code Enforcement, and even ITS departments in his time with the City of Lakeland. Matthew accepted the full-time position of Public Works Director on August 18th, 2023.
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