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New solid waste director selected in Franklin

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Franklin County Manager Angela L. Harris has named Lee Bodenhamer as solid waste director.

Bodenhamer will assume the position Monday, Dec. 30 bringing 29 years of experience to Franklin County.

Bodenhamer has served as a general manager with Waste Industries USA Inc. for 26 years and began employment there as a residential manager in early 1990. In his role as general manager, he was responsible for establishing and administering annual budgets with effective cost controls to meet financial objectives.

Bodenhamer also has a demonstrated history of working in the environmental services industry and has established long-term business relationships with municipal, industrial, commercial and residential accounts.

Bodenhamer holds a Bachelor of Arts in both economics and business management from N.C. State University and currently resides in Franklin County.

“With nearly 30 years of experience in the environmental services industry and familiarity to our region, I believe Lee Bodenhamer will be an asset to our leadership team and to Franklin County Solid Waste,” Harris said. “I believe he is well suited to address the challenges and opportunities associated with growth in our county.”

For additional information, contact Harris at 919-496-5994