Mr. Jim Kilgro of the City of Gadsden’s Building Department was awarded the Code Officials Association of Alabama (COAA) Code Official of the Year award at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 18th. Brian Harbison, head of the Building Department, presented the award on behalf of COAA. The award names Kilgro an outstanding code official as selected by his peers. The Code Official of the Year award is given to one inspector in the state each year based on his or her dedication, leadership, loyalty, and services to the building code profession and community. Out of 67 counties and hundreds of inspectors, Kilgro was selected as this year’s recipient.
Kilgro has been working in the Building Department for over 26 years.