Les Decker has been the Superintendent of Public Works since June of 2014. Les is in charge of overseeing the Department of Public Works staff, which consists of about 30 employees. Les also oversees the Recreation Department staff. Prior to his appointment to Superintendent, Les also held the following positions: laborer, equipment operator I, equipment operator II, highway foreman and assistant superintendent of public works. Les is a life-long resident of the Village of Colonie and a graduate of Colonie Central high school. Les is a former volunteer firefighter with the Village of Colonie Fire Company, within the Company he was a past lieutenant and is currently a social member. Les has been a Village employee since July of 1998.