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Village of Lemont to promote assistant administrator to top administrator

Published: Wednesday, June 12, 2013 2:53 p.m. CST

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.

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