Brighton City Manager Michael Martinez is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc Johns as the city’s new director of utilities. As director, Mr. Johns will oversee the implementation, operation, and maintenance of all facilities related to the delivery of potable (drinkable) and non-potable water supplies, the collection and treatment of wastewater, and the discharge of storm drainage throughout the City.
“I’m so appreciative for the opportunity to continue to serve the Brighton community in this new role,” said Director Johns. “There are many exciting utilities projects in the works and coming in the future, and I’m thrilled to be part of that process.”
Prior to his appointment as director, Mr. Johns worked as the interim utilities director and began with the City in October 2021 as assistant director. In this role, Marc managed the development of the Utilities Division and Infrastructure Department goals, objectives and policies, including monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and overseeing the city’s new water treatment plant project. Before working for Brighton, Director Johns worked as the operations manager for Lochbuie, in which he coordinated projects with the town engineer, planner and contractors, monitored the town infrastructure, assisted in budgeting and planning and more. Johns also worked as the public works director for the towns of Severance and Keenesburg and as an operation supervisor at Ramey Environmental Compliance.
Marc Johns earned an associate's degree in sociology from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Mr. Johns is a member, alumni award winner, and senior captain of the University of Colorado Ralphie program.