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  1. 1/15/2016 PLATTE CANYON WELCOMES NEW ASSISTANT DISTRICT MANAGER
  2. Following an extensive search, Platte Canyon has hired Ashley Dalton to fill the assistant district manager position.  Dalton is a Colorado native and has roots in the Platte Canyon and Southwest Metropolitan communities where he graduated from Chatfield High School.  Following high school, he obtained a degree in Water Utility Administration from Metropolitan State (now Metropolitan State University of Denver).  Most recently he served as the water plant supervisor for the City of Golden.

    Dalton’s duties at Platte Canyon include:

    • Conducting financial functions of both Platte Canyon and Southwest Metropolitan Water and Sanitation District including preparation of the Districts’ annual budgets, ten year financial plans and capital improvement master plan, prepares requests for proposals, purchase orders and agreements, and the administration of asset, parts and material inventory.

    • Overseeing information technology functions of the District including maintaining and monitoring the performance of the District’s computer network, retaining and supervising technical experts to conduct all automated business and telecommunications functions including the administration of the District’s automated mapping and maintenance database programs and maintains the computerized asset management system of all District assets integrated with the District’s GIS.

    • Conducting risk management functions including acquisition and administration of all District insurance policies, administration of insurance claims, and establishment, oversight, and enforcement of the District’s safety program.

    • Conducting human resource functions including administration of personnel benefit programs including acquisition and administration of employee medical, dental, vision, life and disability and workers’ compensation insurance coverages and in the absence of the District Manager is responsible for conducting all administrative duties of the District Manager.

    Dalton is married and is the father of four children whose ages range from 6 to 23.  In his spare time he enjoys camping with his family, snow mobiling, skiing, dirt bike riding and 4-wheeling.