Rod Akey

Rod Akey

City Administrator & City Engineer/Public Works Director
City Hall

Rod Akey is City Administrator and City Engineer/Public Works Director.

Prior to his appointment in 2016 as Public Works Director/City Engineer, Rod was a civil and environmental consultant for more than 20 years. Rod grew up in Merrill, and lived in the City for most of his life. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from UW-Madison. When he isn’t overseeing the Street Department, Water and Waste Water Utility, Rod enjoys hunting, fishing, sawing lumber, and spending time outdoors.


(715) 536-5594


1004 East First Street, Merrill, WI  54452