Toney McCreary has been selected as the new Stormwater Facilities Manager for the City of Pensacola, bringing 32 years of experience and service with the City of Pensacola to this position. As the Stormwater Facilities Manager, McCreary is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of the city's stormwater operations and maintenance, along with managing employees in a variety of construction projects and maintenance programs.
McCreary has worked for the City of Pensacola for 32 years, most recently serving as the Operations Supervisor II overseeing the street sweeping operations for city and state roadways within city limits. McCreary's first day in his new role was Monday, July 25.
As the Stormwater Facilities Manager, McCreary's responsibilities include planning, organizing and managing field supervisors who are responsible for stormwater inlets, street sweeping, stormwater ponds and stormwater construction, along with overseeing outside contractors who provide support for stormwater maintenance and repairs.
During his career with the city, McCreary has demonstrated advanced knowledge of federal, state and local laws related to stormwater operations, along with associated principles, practices and methods.
McCreary served in his previous role overseeing the city's street sweeping operations from 2003-2022, responsible for coordinating street sweeping routes, organizing maintenance schedules, coordinating street sweeping after hurricanes, managing the work of outside contractors and more. McCreary also provided oversight for the annual removal of over 3,000 tons of sediment/debris from the city's stormwater system.
In his new role, McCreary will work under the direction of Public Works & Facilities Director Amy Tootle and Public Works & Facilities Deputy Director of Operations James Cook to manage the city's storm drainage system infrastructure, manage the implementation of the city's National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System through the Environmental Protection Agency, act as a liaison to federal, state and local agencies, and more.