John D. Lester

Clarksville Connected Utilities
Title: General Manager
Phone: 479-754-3148 Ext 112

John D. Lester has been with Clarksville Connected since July 2013. He has approximately 20 years experience in the Electric, Natural Gas, Water, Wastewater, and Fiber Optic Utilities. He has also been a City Manager of two vibrant cities prior to coming to Clarksville Connected.

As General Manager, he is responsible for the Daily Management and Operations of the utility which consist of a 50 megawatt peak electric system, 16 MGD Water Treatment Facility and 2 MGD Waste Water Treatment Facility and services approximately 4,500 residential, commercial and large industry customers.

The utility is owned by the City of Clarksville and is governed by a 5-member utility commission. Clarksville Connected plays a vital role in the community's growth and supports the city's commitment and efforts to its Economic Development Strategic Plan.


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