Rock Springs Officials Sworn-In; Pinning Ceremony For Rock Springs Police Chief Dwane Pacheco

Rock Springs Officials Sworn-In; Pinning Ceremony For Rock Springs Police Chief Dwane Pacheco

ROCK SPRINGS — The council approved the department heads of the city tonight.

Those unanimously approved included Scott Nelson as Municiple Court Judge, Kara Beech as head of Human Resources, Dave Lansang head of Parks and Recreation, Lisa Tarufelli director of finance and administration and Vess Walker director of public works.

Vince Crow was approved as city attorney with Glennise Wendorf and David Tate voting against the appointment.

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Dwane Pacheco was officially sworn in as Rock Springs Police Chief after acting in the capacity for a month, after Mike Lowell was elected Sweetwater County Sheriff. 

A pinning ceremony was also performed for the new chief.

When asked if he wanted to say anything Pacheco thanked Councilman Tim Savage and his wife for taking time out of their day on Christmas to bring food to the officers of the Rock Springs Police Department who were working.