The City of Amarillo is announcing that Johnny Scholl is the new Interim Building Official.
Officials says Scholl; a former Deputy building official, succeeds Ismael Rivera, Jr.
Rivera has been recently appointed to the Texas Industrialized Building Code Council by Govenor Greg Abbott.
City Manager Jared Miller says Scholl will do a great job as the Interim Building Official while the city conducts a search for a permanent replacement.
The Building Official for the City is described as responsible for the administration management and operation of the Building Safety Department including enforcement of city ordinances and state laws regulating contractor and tradesman licensing and registration.