Indio City Hall highlights some of the City employees who shine in their jobs and as successful community members.
Spotlight: Francisco Urbano, (almost) 38
Known in the City: As a mechanical savant who can do metal fabrication or rebuild an engine on any one of the City's more than 300 vehicles, which include street sweepers to electric bicycles, ambulances to police cars. "There are new projects every day. I just love it."
Most Recent Accomplishment: Promoting to the position of Senior Fleet Mechanic
Juggling Act: A proud father of two. Daughter Isabella is 10, and his son Kaleb just turned 6. Francisco has been married 17 years to wife Laura.
Behind the Scenes: Francisco has lived in Indio all of his life, graduating from Indio High School and working at dealerships before joining the City of Indio nearly 7 years ago.
What's so great about working for the City of Indio? "The team I work with. They are the best! You get to teach and you get to grow."
Words From The Boss: "Francisco has impressed me from his first day and continues to grow daily," offered Dennis Wolbert, Fleet Services Operations Manager. "He is one of the employees here that makes every day a great one! I see him growing and developing, and there is nothing he cannot accomplish personally or professionally. He is the embodiment of a team first person; we all value and appreciate his sense of humor! I look forward to his continuing growth within the City."