Greg McKee is the Public Works Director for the City of Glencoe. He oversees the city’s Street Department as well as Parks and Recreation. Greg graduated from Gadsden High School in 1979, then attended Gadsden State Community College. He worked for the Etowah County Road Department as a heavy equipment operator for nine years. He also worked as an Engineering Assistant for the Etowah County Engineering Department for eight years. Greg has eleven years experience in heavy equipment operation, nine years of experience in engineering, and is a certified asphalt level I technician, roadway technician, nuclear gauge operation, and bridge inspector. He is also trained in concrete inspection.
Greg and his team work hard to fulfill the Public Works Department’s mission statement:
“We strive in all aspects of public works for safety, functionality, beautification, and being good stewards of the citizens trust.”
Since becoming Public Works Director for the City of Glencoe in 2007, Greg has accomplished numerous improvements to the streets, parks and facilities of the City of Glencoe, including the addition of a new equipment storage facility and employee break room, renovations at Jeffers Springs Duck Pond, beautifying Highway 431 with flower beds and trees, a new soccer field, rebuilding the youth fields, installing a new backstop and batting cage, cedar fencing, basketball and tennis court renovations, the Jack Sims meeting room and rock pavilion renovations, walking tracks, and the construction of a new splash pad that will open in May at the Glencoe Park. Greg has also worked to purchase much needed new equipment for the city, including an excavator, motor grader, grapple truck, two dump trucks, a bucket truck, trim tractor, steel wheel roller, front end loader, stage, covered trailer, three pickup trucks, a vehicle lift and numerous mowers and tools.
Future developments Greg plans to work on include a renovation of City Hall, replacing the Cove Creek bridge on Pineview Avenue, building beach volleyball and horseshoe pits, developing an eleven acre tract to extend the park, and creating a comprehensive mosquito control plan.
In addition to his work at the City of Glencoe, Greg is also President and Co-founder of the Appalachian Youth Football, is the Co-director of the Upward Basketball League and is Field Manager for the Hokes Bluff youth baseball field. Greg coached youth basketball for seven years, youth baseball for ten years, and youth football for eleven years. Greg his wife, Angie, live in Hokes Bluff and have been married for twenty-eight years. They have two sons, Nick and Dylan, who both currently attend Jacksonville State University.
You can reach Greg McKee at City Hall at 256-492-1424 Monday thru Thursday from 8 am to 4 pm or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. He will be glad to assist you.