Utilities Board Selects Philo Shelton For Utilities Manager Position

Philo Shelton III


The Los Alamos Board of Public Utilities has selected Philo S. Shelton III, the present Public Works Director, for the Utilities Manager position, subject to approval of the Los Alamos County Council. Agenda documents for the Board’s June 19 meeting state that the Board has interviewed Mr. Shelton and negotiated an employment agreement with him.

“It is the Board’s opinion that the Department of Public Utilities will continue to excel under the management of Mr. Shelton,” an agenda document states.

Shelton currently serves as Public Works Director for the County. A registered Professional Engineer in the Civil Engineering discipline, Shelton joined the County in June 2012. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute and received his Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is also a Certified Public Manager.

Prior to joining the County, Shelton has been a Public Works Director since 2001 serving in the communities of Steamboat Springs and Black Hawk, Colorado.

The present Utilities Manager, Timothy A. Glasco notified the Board in February of his intention to retire. His retirement takes effect July 12.

If approved by the County Council, Shelton’s appointment will become effective June 30.