LITTLE ROCK, AR – Tony Bell, safety and training coordinator for the City's fleet services division, was one of three finalists for the Mahlon A. Martin Employee of the Year for the City of Little Rock, according to KARK 4 News.

Bell is responsible for all safety issues, including adherence to state and federal requirements, ensuring department employees receive necessary training, in addition to other special projects and reports, according to the City Web site.

Gay Spencer, who has worked in the Little Rock Police Department Chief's Office for 24 years, was named the 2009 recipient of the award at a luncheon during the City's annual employee appreciation week last week.