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NEW JOB: Wandro Made Polk County Administrator

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Polk County has officially hired former Iowa Department of Transportation administrator Mark Wandro as its new county administrator.

Wandro replaces David Jones who recently left employment as administrator to become the city manager for the city of Ankeny.

Before he worked at the DOT, Wandro also served as the Assistant Polk County Engineer for more than 10 years.

Wandro leaves a position as Executive Vice President of Snyder & Associates to take the job and will earn an annual salary of $185,000.