Hopkins County Proclamation Signing

Location: Hopkins County, KY

Featuring Frank Wallace, CAAK Director; Donald E. Carroll, Judge Executive.

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Santa Ana Building Safety Month Event

Location: Santa Ana, CA

The Home Depot in Santa Ana, California held a public outreach event, sponsored by the city's Planning and Building Agency department.

First: Pictured is Building Safety Manager Gerald Caraig and Permit Supervisor Patricia Link.

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San Diego Building Safety Month Event

Location: San Diego, CA

Images from the City of San Diego Building Safety Month event.  The Quake Cottage, Simpson Strong Tie, and Symons Fire Protection were in attendance.

First: from left to right: Susan Dowty, ICC; Sherri Lightner, City Council President; Afsaneh Ahmadi, Chief Building Official; Mehdi Shadyab Senior Structural Engineer.

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Woodford County Proclamation Signing

Location: Woodford County, KY

Building Inspector, Isaac Hughes (left) and Judge Executive, John Coyle sign the proclamation for the county.

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Winston-Salem Proclamation Signing

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Mayor Allen Joines signs the city's proclamation with the Building Safety Officials team, HBA President, and Realtor/Builder Joint Govt. Affairs Director in attendance.



Louisiana State Proclamation Signing

Location: Baton Rogue, LA

Attending the signing was (seated) Gov. John Bel Edwards (from left to right standing) author of the House Proclamation, Rep. Bryan Adams, Legislative Consultant, Katherine Smith, BOAL President Blake Steiner, author of the Senate proclamation, Sen. Boddie White, BOAL President-Elect, Rick Foster, BOAL Legislative Committee Chairman & ICC Director, Michael Wich, ICC GR RM, Mark Roberts, BOAL Immediate Past President Geoffrey Large and Legislative Consultant, Kevin Hayes.

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Santa Ana Proclamation Signing

Location: Santa Ana, CA

The Building Safety Manager, Gerald Caraig, signs the Building Safety Month proclamation for the City of Santa Ana, CA.


Building Safety Month Kick-Off Event

Location: Prince William County, VA

Building Safety Month Kick-Off event in Prince William County, Virginia, with the signing of the Proclamation by Mr. Cory Stuart, Chairman, PWC Board of Supervisors.

Related article: “Silent Heroes” Recognized During Building Safety Month Event


Nashua Proclamation Presentation

Location: Nashua, NH

A Building Safety Month display in the City of Nashua, NH.  Submitted by Bill McKinney, Code Official and VP of the NH Chapter (2015 ICC Chapter Of The Year).


Tamarac Proclamation Presentation

Location: Tamarac, FL

The Chief Building Official of the City Of Tamarac, Florida receives the signed proclamation by the Mayor of the City of Tamarac at the Regular Commission meeting.

Persons in the picture from left to right are, Commissioner Debra Placko, Commissioner Pam Bushnell, Mayor Harry Dressler, Chief Building Official/Director Claudio Grande, Commissioner Michelle Gomez, in the background in the dais, Vice Mayor Dianne Glasser and City Manager Michael C. Cernech.

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Building Safety Month Displays

Location: Hesperia, CA

Building Safety Month displays at City of Hesperia, California Building Department.

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North Hempstead Proclamation Presentation

Location: North Hempstead, NY

Council members from the Town of North Hempstead, New York present the Town's signed proclamation.  From left to right: Council Member Angelo Ferraro, Council Member Dina De Giorgio, Council Member Lee Seeman, Council Member Peter Zuckerman, Vincent J. McManus Division Supervisor Nassau County Fire Marshals, Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Building Department Commissioner John Niewender, Stephen N. Haramis, President of the Building Inspectors Association of Nassau County, Council Member Anna Kaplan, Council Member Viviana Russell and Building Department Applicant Advocate Lauren Summa.


Palo Alto Signing

Location: Palo Alto, CA

The City of Palo Alto in California sign a proclamation for Building Safety Month.  Featuring: Mayor Pat Burt (left) with the Development Services Director, Peter Pirinejad (right) receiving the proclamation from council.


Tennessee State Chapters Proclamation Signing

Location: TBOA Conference, Kingsport, TN

Three ICC Tennessee State Chapters--TBOA, TPMIA, & TFSIA--held a joint signing, proclaiming Building Safety Month at the TBOA/TPMIA Annual Conference.  ICC President Alex “Cash” Olszowy spoke before hand about BSM and the historic significance of the three state chapters coming together to proclaim.

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Florida Senate Proclamation Signing

Location: Florida

Pictured are David Ramba, legislative consultant for Florida and Annette Hansfor, Administrative Assistant to Senator Richter, President Pro Tempore (District 23) Florida Senate.

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Rancho Cordova Proclamation Signing

Location: Rancho Cordova, CA

Featuring Mayor David Sander (left) and Interim Chief Building Official Joe Cuffe (right).

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Virginia Women in Code Enforcement and Development (WICED) Proclamation Signing

Location: Hanover, VA

Sara Yerkes, ICC, installed the officers of the Virginia Women in Code Enforcement and Development (WICED) at their second Chapter meeting held in Hanover, Virginia.  In the picture are Rick Witt from Chesterfield, Virginia; Chapter Secretary Sandi Morris; Sara Yerkes, ICC and Honorary Member of VA WICED; and Cindy Davis, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.


Carter Christian Academy Visit

Location: Hitchins, KY

Ron Hampton, Building Codes Enforcement Department of Kentucky, makes a Building Safety Month visit at the Carter Christian Academy.

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Hesperia Proclamation Signing

Location: Hesperia, CA

From left to right: Larry Bachmann (Plans Examiner), Tina Bulgarelli (Administrative Analyst), Coleen Godfrey (CD Coordinator), Mike Hearn (Building Inspection Supervisor), Dorene Lopez (Snr. CD Tech), Nubia Pinzon (CD Tech), Glenn Janzen (Building Inspector)

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LSUCCC Proclamation Signing

Location: Louisiana

The Louisiana State Uniform Construction Code Council displays their signed proclamation.  Featuring Mark Roberts, ICC; Michael Wich, ICC; Michael Metcalf, Chairman of the LSUCCC and ICC BOMC Governing Committee Member.


California Polytechnic State University Event

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA

Sponsored by the Cal Poly Construction Management Department, Simpson Strong-tie, and the Central Coast Chapter of the International Code Council (CCCICC).  The purpose of the event is to introduce to students to the International Code Council (ICC), the building codes and their importance in the construction industry as well as show them the employment options.

First: The CCCICC awards scholarships to Ayu Halim & Kailie Johnson, architecture students. 

Second: Steve Hicks, retired supervising plans examiner and past president of CCCICC, featured speaker.

Third: Audience at the public outreach event.




Hilton Head Island Proclamation Signing

Location: Hilton Head Island, SC

2016 Hilton Head Building Safety Week

Winchester Sun Times Article on Building Safety Month

Location: Winchester County, KY

Winchester Mayor Ed Burtner reads a joint proclamation naming May as Building Safety Month in Winchester and Clark County, Kentucky.

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Building Safety Month Lobby Day

Location: New York

Since 2015, the NYSBOC (NYS Building Officials Conference) and the NYS Fire Marshals have held a Lobbdy Day to advocate for various issues in conjunction with Building Safety Month.  This year they were joined the Fire Service Lobby Day assisting them in advocating for their "Issues of United Concern".

First: Jeff Bergstrom, Membership Chairman Brewster Fire Department; Thomas Arsenault, Legislative Committee Member FASNY; Assembly Member Pamela Hunter; Dorothy Harris, ICC; Robert Cordell, NYSBOC Legislative Chairman and President of the NYSBOC Capital District Chapter; David Raines, President of the NYS Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association; Shelia Yates, NYS Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association

Second: Thomas Arsenault, Legislative Committee Member FASNY; Robert Cordell, NYSBOC Legislative Chairman and President of the NYSBOC Capital District Chapter; David Raines, President of the NYS Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association; NY Senator Betty Little (Past ICC Raising the Profile Award Winner); Dorothy Harris, ICC; Shelia Yates, NYS Fire Marshals and Inspectors Association; Jeff Bergstrom, Membership Chairman Brewster Fire Department

Third: Thomas Arsenault, Legislative Committee Member FASNY; Assembly Member Janet Duprey; Dorothy Harris, ICC

Fourth: Press Conference pictures advocating for the Cancer Presumption Legislation with all NYS Fire Service presidents.  Jerry DeLuca, Executive Director NYS Association of Fire Chiefs at the mic.

Fifth: Assembly Member Gunther.






Newport Beach Proclamation Signing

Location: Newport Beach, CA

The City of Newport Beach Mayor, Diane Brooks Dixon, signed the city’s 2016 Building Safety Month Proclamation and stands next to the Community Development Director/Chief Building Official, Seimone Jurgis, P.E., C.B.O.

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Building Safety Month Displays

Location: Phoenix, AZ

The city of Phoenix, Arizona displays for Building Safety Month in City Hall. The display demonstrates a PV system and has an interactive air leakage display on the backside.  Images provided by Don Brown, AZBO Chair and Phoenix DSD Inspections Supervisor.





Building Safety Month Flyer

Location: Centerton, AR

The city of Centerton, Arkansas has created an informational brochure promoting Building Safety Month and useful resources.  It includes the city's signed proclamation from Mayor Bill Edwards.

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Jacksonville Proclamation Signing

Location: Jacksonville, NC

Mayor Sammy Phillips signs the Building Safety Month proclamation for the City of Jacksonville, NC.


City of Ashland Proclamation Signing

Location: Ashland, KY

The City of Ashland, Kentucky signs its proclamation for Building Safety Month.  Pictured: Brad Maggard, Fire Marshal of Ashland Fire Department; Chuck Charles, Mayor; Mike Miller, Chief Building Official.


San Joaquin Chapter Proclamation Signing

Location: San Joaquin County, CA

The San Joaquin Chapter President, Ron Beehler, signs the chapter's proclamation for 2016.

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