Press Release to Post-Journal and Observer, 1/24/08 (by email)
Western Southern Tier Building Officials Honored by International Code Council
At their first monthly meeting of 2008, the Western Southern Tier Building Officials (WSTBO) received recognition from the International Code Council (ICC) for “dedication to enhancing public safety through the promotion of effective administration and enforcement of building regulations.”
ICC vice president for state and local government relations, Dorothy Harris, presented the award plaque to WSTBO president John Monaco, the chief inspection officer in Fredonia. In addition to WSTBO members – who are the code enforcement officers for the cities, villages, and towns in and nearChautauquaCounty – officials from the codes division of New York’s Department of State were present.
WSTBO officers for 2008 are president John Monaco, vice president Chuck LaBarbera of the Town of Evans and Village of Angola, secretary and web administrator Randy J. Woodbury of the Town of Ellicott, and treasurer Allan Zurawski of the City of Dunkirk. Melanie Eddy is the chair for WSTBO educational programs.
Association information and a public forum on codes are online at wstbo.com.
Photo Caption: WSTBO president John Monaco holds the tribute awarded by ICC vice president Dorothy Harris, second from left. Officials from the codes division of New York’s Department of State flank Mr. Monaco and Ms. Harris.