Boise expects official Cody Riddle to take position in Moscow, ID
One of Boise’s best-known planners is heading north.
Boise’s current deputy planning director, Cody Riddle, has been chosen by Moscow Mayor Bill Lambert to become the city’s next deputy municipal supervisor for community planning and design. If confirmed by city council, its first day will be December 6.
Riddle worked at the Town of Boise for 18 years, starting first as a Reception Planner before moving up through the ranks to his current role. After the departure of Director of Planning Mark Lavin and Deputy Director of Long Range Planning Daren Fluke in the past year, he is the department’s most senior official.
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He was born and raised in Magic Valley and attended the University of Idaho in Moscow, where his children are now attending classes. Riddle said he was delighted to be returning to Moscow with his wife to live in the community where he attended university. He said the decision was difficult and that he was not leaving on bad terms with the town of Boise and that he was proud of his stay here.
“I recognize that this post comes with a great responsibility,” he said in a statement posted on the Moscow city website. “Moscow is a special place with an incredible character and a sense of community. I look forward to working alongside the incredible team already in place and serving the citizens of Moscow to ensure that it provides opportunities for future generations while remaining a treasured place. by so much.
Riddle is a staple at Boise City Council meetings, frequently presenting the most controversial and complex demands.