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Hopkinsville Fire Chief Montgomery Named Kentucky City Employee of the Year

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Updated 10/5/15 - Hopkinsville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery, Jr. has been named the City Employee of the Year by the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) & was recognized at the KLC Conference & Expo on Friday, October 2nd in Owensboro.



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Today at a special announcement, Hopkinsville Mayor Carter Hendricks proudly revealed that Hopkinsville Fire Chief Freddie Montgomery, Jr. has been named the City Employee of the Year by the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC).

“We all know and appreciate the tremendous professionalism Chief Montgomery displays each and every day for the Hopkinsville-Christian County community and greater region,” said Mayor Hendricks. “What an honor to have that dedication recognized by so many leaders throughout the state. This recognition couldn’t have been given to a more deserving member of our team.”

Along with this most special City Employee of the Year distinction, Chief Montgomery will receive:
  • A $1,000 donation for support of a Kentucky program, project, or favorite charity
  • Statewide recognition among hundreds of his peers at the 2015 KLC Conference & Expo presentation ceremony in October
  • Complimentary registration to an annual KLC Conference & Expo.
City Administrator Nate Pagan agreed Chief Montgomery truly earned the recognition. He noted, “Our colleagues at KLC tell us there are more than 22,000 city employees in Kentucky. To be named tops among that group is a true testament to Chief Montgomery’s talent and of the caliber of his entire department of professionals.”

For more information on the award, please contact Human Resources Officer Kenny Grabara by phone at (270) 890-0264 or by email at kgrabara@hopkinsvilleky.us.