County Manager Kevin Tanner appointed Barry Lucas to serve as interim Water and Sewer Department director effective Feb. 3, following the retirement of Director Tim Perkins. Perkins retired Feb. 2, after a 33-year career with Forsyth County government.


Lucas previously served as Deputy Director for the Forsyth County Water & Sewer Department since 2002. In that role, he was responsible for managing all engineering related activities for the department, including master planning, project planning, project management and construction of all capital improvement projects. Lucas also has managed several programs including development review, the sewer flow monitoring program, easement and property acquisition among others.   

Lucas began his service with Forsyth County in 1996.


“We have confidence that Barry will lead the department well during the interim until a new Water & Sewer Department director is named,” said Tanner.


The interim position will remain in effect until a new director is hired, and in-office. 

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