A City Hall ceremony was held Jan. 27 for Jose “Pepe” Garcia, Assistant Director of the Solid Resources Operations, LA Sanitation and Environment.
Pepe retired with more than 35 years of City service.
“Your ideas and enthusiasm, your successes, and your focus on employee development will be always be appreciated and remembered,” the department said in a statement. “We wish you the very best in retirement!”
Pepe began his career with LASAN as a Refuse Collection Truck Operator in the West Los Angeles Yard. He worked as a Crew Instructor, Supervisor in Safety and Training, Alternative Fuel Program, and Container Replacement, Superintendent at Customer Care and North Central and Solid Resources Manager at Clean Streets LA.
Most recently, Pepe was in charge of the Solid Resources Collection Division.
Congratulations, Pepe! Enjoy your much-deserved retirement.