Hubert A. Stecker was appointed as city manager of Charlottesville in January 1917 at an annual salary of $2,000. 
Stecker received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Wisconsin. Before joining Charlottesville, he was city manager of Farmville.
In June 1917, Stecker wrote to city residents through the Daily Progress and notified then trash service would be increased to twice a week. 
- ↑ Web. The American City, Volume 17, December 1917, retrieved June 8, 2016 from Google Books.
- ↑ Web. City Manager Asks Co-Operations, Staff Reports, Daily Progress Digitized Microfilm, Lindsay family, June 8, 1917, retrieved June 8, 2016 from University of Virginia Library. Print. June 8, 1917 page 5.