Saturday, February 28, 2015

City aide gets building inspections post in Pittsburgh

L&I's Maura Kennedy wins an appointment from the mayor of Pittsburgh to run that city's building inspections.

City aide gets building inspections post in Pittsburgh

Maura Kennedy, one of the campaign aides who helped Mayor Nutter get elected in 2007 and then went to work in the city's Department of Licenses and Inspections, has landed a new job in Pittsburgh as chief of the city's Bureau of Building Inspections, an appointment by Pittsburgh mayor William Peduto.

"She has energy, dedication and problem solving skills that we are always looking for in our leaders," Nutter said, crediting Kennedy with work to put L&I data online and improve the dedpartment's code enforcement. She earned $90,000 a year as L&I's permit services director.

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