Rod Hamilton has been named the new public works director for Clear Creek County, replacing Tim Allen, who resigned in December.
Hamilton will start work April 27. He most recently worked in La Mesa, Calif., and has a background in road and bridge operations, transportation, engineering and public administration, among other things. County officials did not make his starting salary immediately available. The job salary was advertised as being in an annual range from $71,400 to $91,000, according to Cate Gremillion, the county's human relations director.