Cape Coral City Manager John Szerlag has promoted Stephen Poposki to the position of Building Official. Poposki has served as the “Interim” Building Official since April 2019.
“I’m confident Steve will continue to perform in a professional manner and advance our mission of being fair, fast and predictable with the building and development community,” said Szerlag.
Poposki will oversee the building division, which is responsible for inspections, permitting, plan reviews and enforcing the state laws and codes adopted by the City as they apply to the construction of buildings and other structures.
Poposki is a certified building code administrator and served as a Building Inspector III for the City of Cape Coral. He also is certified in several trades as a Plans Examiner and Building Inspector. Poposki’s past experience includes private sector construction superintendent, president of a property maintenance company, and Chief Executive Manager of Historic Buildings, LLC.
Poposki has a bachelor’s degree in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.
Poposki’s starting salary will be about $92,000.