Clarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan has offered Clarksvillian Bill Harpel the position of Chief of Administration for the City of Clarksville pending the finalization of the application process.
Mr. Harpel has accepted the position and it is anticipated that he will officially begin working with the City on or before May 13th, 2013.
“Bill, as the Chief of Administration, will work with me on a daily basis to ensure that we are operating as efficiently and effectively as possible. He will be primarily working with the Department Heads and my staff as we continue to work on projects that move Clarksville forward. Obviously, the most immediate priority is the 2013-2014 budget,” said Mayor McMillan.
“I am very excited to join Mayor McMillan’s administration,” said Mr. Harpel. “I have always loved Clarksville and I’ve been here almost 62 years. I can’t wait to get started working with this team because I know that they have always and will continue to make Clarksville the very best.”
As with all City employees, Mr. Harpel is required to pass a background check and a physical. Once those tasks are complete, Mr. Harpel will begin his new duties.
Mr. Harpel has been an active member of the community for years. He has served on the Chamber of Commerce, the Housing Authority and many other volunteer boards and commissions. He has been active in Montgomery County government as well as City government and is well versed in Clarksville’s opportunities and challenges for growth.