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UPDATE | Loveless is new public works chief for Bainbridge Island
Barry Loveless has accepted an offer of employment to become the new public works director for the city of Bainbridge Island.
“It is exciting to bring someone with Barry’s experience, background and familiarity with the region on board,” said City Manager Doug Schulze.
Loveless has served since 2008 as the public works director for the city of Poulsbo. Prior to his position with Poulsbo, he was senior program manager for Kitsap County Public Works. He served in various public works/engineering capacities for the Navy for more than 20 years, including from 2003-2005 as regional public works program director for Navy Region Northwest.
Loveless is a licensed professional engineer and holds a master’s degree in construction management from Georgia Tech University.
Bainbridge officials said the new hire has many years of experience in all municipal public works and engineering functions including managing four utilities (water, sewer, stormwater and solid waste), and operations and maintenance of streets, parks, trails and buildings.