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Russell County Commission Officially Appoints New Public Administrator

Russell CountyRussell County Commissioners met Monday for their next regularly scheduled meeting at the Courthouse.

Emergency Manager Keith Haberer gave his monthly report and EMS Director Jennifer Cisneros updated the Commission about ongoing improvements at the new EMS building.

Commissioners also officially appointed current County Appraiser Kenton Lyon to the office of County Public Service Administrator upon the retirement of Lenny Tyson. Commissioner Steve Boxberger says Lyon will begin the job immediately and also remain at his appraiser post as well.

"He's going to do double duty for us," Boxberger said. "He seems to be taking the ball and running with it very well."

Outgoing Administrator Tyson has served Russell County in the position for nearly 20 years. 

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