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  2. The District bid farewell to Dennis “Denny” Morse who celebrated his retirement on January 31, 2014 after 40 years of service to Platte Canyon and its customers.


    Mr. Morse came to Platte Canyon as one of two full-time maintenance workers in 1974.  He was promoted to construction supervisor in the early 1980s where his duties included reviewing water and sewer construction plans for new developments, supervising the engineering plans for District capital construction projects, and construction management and inspection.  Denny has overseen the construction of nearly all water and sewer pipe installed in Platte Canyon, Southwest Metropolitan, and Bow Mar Water and Sanitation District since the mid-1970s.  While conducting these duties, Denny worked closely with representatives from Jefferson, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties, Denver Water, City of Littleton, various developers and builders, and District customers.


    In 1987 Denny was elected to the Board of Directors of the Utility Notification Center of Colorado (UNCC) as the Tier 1 representative and held that position until his retirement.  During his tenure with UNCC, Denny was voted President of the Board for three consecutive years from 2006-2009.  Denny was also a member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA).


    When asked his plans for retirement, Denny stated that he is looking forward to spending time with his children and grandchildren, gardening and golfing.


    Denny would like to extend his heartfelt thanks to Platte Canyon customers who he enjoyed interacting with over the years.


    Platte Canyon and its employees wish Denny all the best in his retirement and is grateful for his years of dedicated service to the District.