Lima swears in new deputy utility director

Mar. 15—LIMA — On Wednesday morning, the City of Lima swore in a new Deputy Director for the Utilities Department after over a year of searching. Sara Weekley joined the utility department 9 years ago. Utilities Director Mike Caprella said the city is grateful they have found someone to cover the department and 'hit the ground running'.

"I am really excited. I do know a lot about the department since I have been with the city now for ten years," said Weekley. "I do know the ins and outs. There is a lot to learn so I am very excited about the position."

Weekly was sworn in at Mayor Sharetta Smith's weekly press conference alongside her friends and family members.