A day after announcing her chief administrative officer, Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome announced Tuesday her picks for three positions overseeing public works departments.
After more than four months in office and a long search process, Mayor-President Sharon West…
William Daniel, who was the city-parish's chief administrative officer under former Mayor-President Kip Holden, will now become the city-parish's director of environmental services. Daniel, an engineer, helped lead the charge to divide the Department of Public Works into multiple departments when he worked under Holden.
As the head of environmental services, Daniel will oversee the city-parish's sewer system, recycling program, debris pickup and more.
Broome replaced Daniel in the chief administrative officer job with Troy Bell.
Perhaps he was also trained as an engineer, but Troy Bell is no William Daniel.
In Broome's transition reports, volunteers advised her of the importance of the role of the director of transportation and drainage.
Fred Raiford, most recently the chief of staff to the mayor of Walker, will fill that job. Raiford will be in charge of two of the most high-profile issues in Baton Rouge right now: traffic engineering and flood control. His job also includes inspecting roadway construction, bridge repairs and more.
Broome has also promoted the city-parish's landscape superintendent Kyle Huffstickler to be the director of the maintenance department. He will oversee some drainage, landscape maintenance, street maintenance and more.
Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome's administration has signified interest in supporting t…