Deerfield Township Names New Public Works Director

September 17, 2018

Billy Highfill promoted to Public Works Director

Deerfield Township – Deerfield Township officials recently promoted Billy Highfill to Public Works Director.

“We are proud to have Billy as a part of the Deerfield Township staff,” said Eric Reiners, Township Administrator. “His experience and knowledge of the Township makes him a true asset to the office and I have no doubts that he will thrive as Public Works Director.”

Mr. Highfill is a lifelong Deerfield Township area resident. His tenure with the Deerfield Township administration began in 2006. In 2012 he was appointed as Project Coordinator and was promoted to the position of Assistant Public Works Director in 2018. Shortly thereafter, upon the resignation of the former Public Works Director Wes Kroll, Mr. Highfill took on the Interim Director role.

Mr. Highfill is responsible for a variety of Public Works tasks related to the management of Township public improvement projects and maintenance programs.

He holds certifications in Municipal Stormwater Inspection, Snow and Ice Control, Traffic Signs, Pavement Markings and Asphalt Pavement Preservation. Additionally, he has received Ohio Department of Transportation Road Scholar Certification, Ohio Department of Agriculture Commercial Applicator Certification and FEMA Emergency Management Training.

Mr. Highfill represents Deerfield Township in the “Public Works Officials of Southwest Ohio”, where he held the office of President in 2016 & 2017.

About Deerfield Township - Deerfield Township is a vibrant community of 38,000 plus residents who enjoy a diverse housing stock, excellent schools, a top notch park system, and a bustling retail and entertainment scene. It is the most populous jurisdiction in Warren County comprising over 16 square miles in southwest corner of Warren County and borders both Hamilton and Butler Counties. The Township Administration is committed to providing a thriving and safe community for its residents, businesses and visitors.