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Supervisors select Lynchard

The DeSoto Board of Supervisors named staff veteran Vanessa Lynchard as county administrator. Lynchard succeeds Michael Garriga, who departed the county post Aug. 16. The Commercial Appeal reports Lynchard has been a county employee since 1995 and administrative services and procurement chief since 1996. She assumed duties as interim county administrator Aug. 6 but had said she wasn’t interested in ...

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County chooses Garrod

After months of searching, the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors has named consultant Ted Garrod of Kissimmee, Fla., as county planning director. The Commercial Appeal reports Garrod recently retired after 27 years working for Osceola County in central Florida. County administrator Michael Garriga cited Garrod’s “wealth of knowledge” as a major reason he was chosen out of 41 applicants. Garrod ...

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