UPDATED Dec. 10: Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine has announced the appointment of Michael Ciampa as the town’s new director of inspectional services.
He has been the interim director since June, following the retirement of longtime director Michael Byrne.
In this role Ciampa leads the department that is is tasked with the enforcement and interpretation of the state building code, town zoning bylaws and other applicable state codes relating to building construction and design, including electrical, plumbing and gas.
“I am pleased that Mike has accepted the position,” said Chapdelaine in a Nov. 30 news release. “His exemplary work as an Arlington building inspector coupled with his knowledge and expertise of state statutes and regulations is a great asset to the town.”
Ciampa commented: “Arlington is a wonderful community, and I look forward to serving. It is my hope to improve processes and find efficiencies that make interaction with the department easier for residents, contractors and departments.”
Ciampa has been a building inspector for Arlington since 2018. As interim director, his annual salary was $102,621. After his permanent selection to the position, his pay is $106,466, Personnel Director Caryn Molloy wrote in response to a YourArlington request.
Before coming to Arlington, he was the owner and operator of M. J. Ciampa Construction, which specialized in residential renovations and additions. He served as an assistant instructor for the Greater Boston Code Consultants and holds a bachelor’s of science in criminal justice from Suffolk University.
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This news announcement was published Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, and updated Dec. 10, to correct his current salary.
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