Permanent Parks and Rec Director finally announced

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - After more than two years without a permanent Parks and Recreation Director, the City of Laredo has announced who will be leading the department.

Juan J. Gomez Junior will now be in charge permanently after he was named Interim Director in early August.

Gomez has worked for the City for over three years.

Before that he was employed by United ISD for 29 years.

Parks and Recreation is the third largest department in the city.