Chuck Shively

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Chuck began work for the City of Coffeyville in 1978 as a Draftsman in the Electric Department. In 1989, Chuck moved to the Engineering Department as a CAD Operator (Water & Wastewater Utilities were under the Engineering Department at that time) and started taking college courses while working full-time.

He got married in 1990. Their 1st child was born in 1992, and their 2nd child in 1994.

Chuck graduated from PSU with a BS in Engineering Technology in December 1994, and became department head of City of Coffeyville’s Engineering Department in 1995.

In 1998 Chuck became Director of Water & Wastewater Utilities and moved his office to the Water Treatment Plant. There he worked with the Water Treatment Plant Operators and Maintenance crew on a daily basis. In 2004 Chuck became Director of Public Works. 

Chuck holds the following certifications: 
Class IV Water Supply System Operator
Class IV Wastewater Treatment Facility Operator

Class IV Water Distribution System Operator
Class IV Wastewater Collection System Operator

Chuck is also a Kansas Department of Commerce Certified CDBG Grant Administrator.