Today, Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the oath of office to Fred S. Szabo, who will serve as the city’s new Interim Director of Port Control. This position manages the operations of the Department of Port Control, which includes Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Burke Lakefront Airport, and the city’s lakefront properties.
Since 2001, Mr. Szabo has served as the Commissioner of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport where he manages all daily airport operations including the implementation of Federal Security Directives and Federal Aviation Administration Regulatory Directives.
Prior to his role as Commissioner, Mr. Szabo served in many leadership and staff positions with the Department of Public Safety including Assistant Director of Public Safety, Acting Commissioner of Cleveland Emergency Medical Services, and Administrator of the Office of Professional Standards.
Shortly afterwards Mayor Jackson administered the oath of office to Frank Williams, who will serve as the city’s new Interim Commissioner of the Division of Streets. This position manages the operations of the Division of Streets, which includes street repair, street cleaning, illegal dumping, snow removal, graffiti removal, and guard rail repair.
Prior to his role as Administrative Manager in the Division of Streets, Mr. Williams served the City of Cleveland as a Radio Operator, Accident & Safety Inspector, and apprentice of the Assistant Commissioner of the Division of Street Maintenance.