MARSHALL (KMHL) – Marshall City Engineer and Public Works Director Glenn Olson announced yesterday that he will retire in June.

Olson has served in that position since 2001. During those 19 years, Olson oversaw many projects including the flood control projects, development of parks and trails in the area, and the Saratoga Street overpass project.

In addition to his roles with the city, Olson was also active in the community as a member of the Marshall Noon Rotary Club and as Past President. He is also involved in the STAR motorcycle club, a member of Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited as well as serving on various committees at First Lutheran Church in Marshall.

“Director Olson’s dedication and passion have always been about doing what is best for the City of Marshall,” said Mayor Bob Byrnes. “His ability to manage and delegate enabled the City to be successful in many projects over the years, and we thank him for his leadership.”

According to a press release from the city, city staff will soon work with the Council’s Personnel Committee on transition and filling the position.