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Public works building named in honor of late city official

Richard E. Martinez
Posted at 5:59 AM, Nov 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-17 07:00:02-05

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The city is also planning a memorial for the late Public Works Department Director Richard Martinez, who died suddenly in August.

At its meeting on Tuesday, the council approved a resolution to rename one of the public works department buildings in Martinez's honor.

The building on Hygeia Street will be called the Richard E. Martinez Public Works Facility.

A dedication ceremony is now being planned.