LEMONT – The village of Lemont is promoting Assistant Village Administrator George Schafer to village administrator, effective July 1.
Schafer is replacing Ben Wehmeier, who is leaving for a job in Wisconsin.
"I believe that George has the capabilities and has proven himself as a worth administrator," Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves said Wednesday.
Schafer first started working for the village in 2005 as an intern. He was hired full-time as the assistant village administrator in 2007.