David Plummer is the new city administrator in Union.
“David is exactly what we were looking for in a candidate,” said Mayor Larry Solomon. “We were impressed by his experience and his enthusiasm for the position. We look forward to a long-term relationship with him guiding our city forward.”
Plummer replaces Matthew Dowling who left to become the city administrator in Elsmere earlier this year. According to a news release from the City of Union, Plummer's top focus will be econimic development and public works in addition to the day-to-day city management.
Previously, he was village administrator in Moscow, Ohio, a community in Clermont County, and he also spent eight years at the Campbell County Fiscal Court. While there, Plummer served as solid waste coordinator and administrative analyst. He implemented and directed a variety of waste and litter projects throughout Campbell County, in addition to managing the solid waste budget for the county. He also served as the primary contact for the county web inquiry system, and served as a grant writer and public information officer for the solid waste department.
Plummer is a Northern Kentucky native and graduated from Highlands High School in Ft. Thomas. He attended Xavier University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts and Science degree in political science in 2007. He earned a Master’s of Public Administration degree in 2012 from Northern Kentucky University.
Plummer and his wife, Melissa, reside in Edgewood with their two children, Nora and Liam.
Photo: David Plummer (provided)