UPDATED: Framingham Traffic Commission Chair To Become Acting DPW Director

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FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Yvonne Spicer “has assigned William Sedewitz to serve as acting Director of the Department of Public Works following the departure of Director Blake Lukis.”

Sedewitz is the Chief Engineer for the City of Framingham’s Department of Public Works.

He is also the current chair of the Framingham Traffic Commission.

Lukis announced his resignation earlier this month and said hsi last day would be October 29.

The acting DPW Director position is for up to 90 days from today until a permanent director is hired, subject to the review of the appointment by the City Council, said the Spicer administration.

Hired in 2014, Lukis has been the Framingham Director of Public Works since his appointment in July 2020. he replaced Peter Sellers, the long-time DPW Director, who retired in 2020.

There is no deputy DPW Director since Paul Barden left.

Since January 2020, the Spicer administration has hired a new police chief, a new fire chief, a new DPW director Lukis, who announced his resignation this month, a new library director, a new highway & sanitation director, a new water & wastewater sewer director, a new health director, a new chief assessor, and a new Veterans Services Director. 

The CFO left the Spicer administration in June and the Human Resources Director left this fall.


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