At the urging of former Mayor Villaraigosa, the outgoing City Council agreed unanimously to put Director of Planning Michael LoGrande in charge of Building and Safety, a department that's three times larger than his. The newly elected Council will review that decision next year. If he's reappointed by the new Mayor, Eric Garcetti, LoGrande will have a lot of new responsibilities.
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