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Butte-Silver Bow County has a new preparing director.

At the ask for of Chief Executive J.P. Gallagher, the Council of Commissioners verified Dylan Pipinich as the new director Wednesday evening to change Lori Casey, who retired from the write-up final thirty day period.

Pipinich joined the department as senior planner in 2018 and has been assistant director due to the fact 2019. A countrywide search was executed to fill the director’s put up but the two finalists were being Pipinich and a person else from the division, Gallagher mentioned.

“I’ve said it a lot of instances that when we put administrators into positions, we are so fortuitous to have the talent within just Butte-Silver Bow that we have,” Gallagher informed commissioners. “We experienced two incredibly skilled candidates that were inside that came ahead in this job, but Dylan stood out as the most professional.

“He’s anyone who labored in this section and had the skills and the knowledge and, I feel, the real push to acquire this office to the future stage.”

Pipinich thanked commissioners after their 11- confirmation vote and mentioned, as Gallagher did, that development is seriously selecting up in Butte.

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“There’s a whole lot of desire in Butte right now and I’m psyched I get to be component of that,” he said. “It’s a very good time to be doing the job for the scheduling section and help our neighborhood shift ahead.”