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Mark Neblett selected as New Director for Bi-County Solid Waste Management

Montgomery County Government TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019, Mark Neblett was appointed as executive director of the Bi-County Solid Waste Management (SWMS) by the Bi-County Solid Waste Management Board.

Neblett, who has been serving as the interim director since June 2019, has a 28-year work history with Bi-County SWMS. Prior to serving as interim director, he worked as the assistant director of compliance, safety, and development from 2017 to 2019 and as assistant director of operations for from 1992 to 2017.

Mark Neblett, director of the Bi-County Solid Waste Management.
Mark Neblett, director of the Bi-County Solid Waste Management.

In addition to 28 years of experience, Neblett is certified as a landfill operator through Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), certified as a manager of landfill operations; manager of solid waste management systems and manager of construction & demolition through Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), has a Level 1 Certification through the Tennessee Erosion Prevention and Sediment Control Program and a 10-hour General Industry Safety Health Program Occupational Safety Health Association (OSHA) certification. He is also a member of SWANA.

Neblett is a Montgomery County native who has spent time coaching Little League teams and has been a pre-school Sunday school teacher for more than 25 years. He enjoys spending down time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

“I appreciate the confidence and trust the Bi-County Board Members placed in me. I’m also grateful for the overwhelming support I’ve received from Bi-County staff, employees and TDEC regulatory staff during the Interim. Being chosen for this transition has been humbling. I look forward to working with staff and moving Bi-County in a positive direction during my tenure,” stated Neblett.

“Mark has proven himself during his time as interim director. He brings decades of historical knowledge and experience to the position, knows the Bi-County team as well as the expectations and regulations from TDEC. He will be able to transition into the position without skipping a beat in landfill operations,” said Bi-County Board Chairman Jay Albertia.

Bi-County SWMS serves the residents of Montgomery County and Stewart County for landfill and recycling operations. To find more on the services offered through Bi-County SWMS, visit www.mcgtn.org/bi-county or call 931.648.5751.


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