SARTELL -- After 36 years in the business the Sartell Public Works Director is calling it a career.

During tonight’s (Monday) city council meeting, Brad Borders announced his retirement from the position he's held for the last 26 years in Sartell.

“Contemplated for about a year, but it just felt right. My future plans I don't know but time will tell," says Borders.

Along with his retirement announcement, the council also promoted Assistant Public Works Director John Kothenbeutel to the position.

Borders will official retire on July 29th, with Kothenbeutel taking over July 30th.