The seat Scioto County Engineer has a new occupant, Darren LeBrun. Reports from the 77 precincts revealed LeBrun defeated incumbent, Craig Opperman for Scioto County Engineer.
With 17,569 for LeBrun, and 10,994 votes were reported for Opperman.
Opperman has served in the position of Scioto County Enginner for the last eight years.
“First of all I would like to thank the voters of Scioto County for putting me into the position,” LeBrun said. “It is very humbling to be County Engineer elect, and it is an honor to be in the position. I want to thank all of my supporters for all of their hard work. This has been an 11 month campaign, and it can be very trying. I have a young family, but I am very thankful for my supporters, and I look forward to working for Scioto County. Part of our campaign, we said we were going to focus on economic development, and we are going to run a department that responds to the public, and that is what we’re going to do. I am just very thankful.”
When asked about success in casting a vision, LeBrun said he believed it will come through working together.
“Everybody has got to work together for the best of the County,”
In the Nov. 3, edition of The Daily Times, LeBrun said his project experience includes, designing roads and bridges to managing million dollar manufacturing projects in the nuclear industry. LeBrun said he has 20 years of professional experience in the public and private sectors. “This experience has given me the ability to work with others in order to get things accomplished. When elected I will bring this real world know how and attitude to the engineer’s department.”
.For more regarding the Scioto County Engineer visit www.sciotocountyengineer. org.
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