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City of Central hires new chief administrative officer

Pete Newkirk (Source: City of Central) Pete Newkirk (Source: City of Central)
CENTRAL, LA (WAFB) -

The City of Central has a new chief administrative officer.

Pete Newkirk took over the position at Tuesday night's City Council meeting.

He replaces for CAO David Barrow who was fired during a heated debate over a new development planned in the city.

Newkirk worked for the East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works for nearly 30 years including six as the director.

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