Mark Austin takes over temporary Lucas County Treasurer duties

Mark Austin will serve as Lucas County Treasurer until January 9th (WNWO).

Now that Wade Kapszukiewicz is officially the mayor, that means there will be a new Lucas County Treasurer.

Mark Austin will serve as the interim in the process of hiring a full time treasurer.

The 12 year veteran of the treasurer's office will act as treasurer until January 9th.

On that day, the Lucas County Democratic Party will consider an appointment.

"Important business needs to take place every day, so I look forward to a calm and steady administration of seven to eight days."

Wade Kapszukiewicz had been the Lucas County Treasurer since 2005.

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