ALAMOSA — Farron Hall, utilities superintendent at the City of Alamosa, has been named 2018 Manager of the Year by the Colorado Rural Water Association.
Hall has worked at the city for over 30 years. He began his career by laying water and sewer pipe for the city. Hall has a Class A certificate in water treatment, Class C in wastewater treatment, Class 3 in wastewater collections, and Class 3 in water distribution. Hall oversaw the construction of Alamosa’s first wastewater plant and water treatment plant and remains involved in daily operations of both facilities. Hall also manages the water collection and distribution system for the city.
Hall’s co-workers—Roy Sanchez, Randy Martinez, and Daniel Montano—nominated him for the award. “His management skills are impeccable. Farron strives to give citizens and staff the best product every day.” Sanchez said.
Hall’s expert mentoring has produced multiple operators certified in all disciplines at the City of Alamosa. “He listens to staff and has compassion and caring for them and their families.”
City Manager Heather Brooks noted, “As a small rural community, Alamosa is fortunate to have someone of Farron’s caliber—with his experience, certification, and knowledge—serving our community. Being able to combine all those skills with his servant-leadership style makes Farron a star anywhere!”