Mayor Names House New Public Works Director for Jonesboro

DECEMBER 13, 2006 - Posted at 3:34 p.m. CST

JONESBORO, AR - Mayor Doug Formon told K8 News this afternoon that he has promoted Paul House to the position of Public Works Director for the city of Jonesboro.

House, a former educator, has been working as the city's chief building inspector in recent months, and replaces Claude Martin, who recently resigned as the city's public works director.

House has been serving as the chairman of the city's Public Works Task Force.  He is a former longtime principal at Philadelphia Elementary School in north Jonesboro.