City of Florence Names New Public Works Director

For Immediate Release – July 28, 2023

City of Florence Names New Public Works Director

Media Contacts:

Randy Osterman, City Manager – 843-665-3113 or

FLORENCE, SC  The City of Florence is pleased to announce the promotion of Adam Swindler as the new Public Works Director effective July 29, 2023. This selection follows the retirement of former Public Works Director, Chuck Pope. 

Swindler began his career with the City of Florence Public Works Department 16 years ago after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management from Clemson University. He joined the department as an Athletic Specialist in 2007. His hard work and dedication to the City earned him several promotions over the years to include Athletic Coordinator, Beautification and Facilities Division Manager and, most recently, Public Works Department Manager. 

“The City is very fortunate to have someone of Adam’s character and professionalism available to assume leadership of the City of Florence Public Works Department,” said City Manager Randall Osterman. “Adam’s expansive knowledge of the Public Works Department will be an asset in our continued efforts to provide excellent service to the community.” 

I look forward to the responsibility of being the Public Works Director for the organization and citizens of Florence,” said Swindler. I will strive to build strong relationships with our employees to increase positivity among workgroups and maximize workflow to meet the needs of the public. I am beyond thankful for this opportunity and will continue to do my best serving the City of Florence and its residents.”