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Published: Wednesday, 7/20/2005

New jail administrator getting feel of his job

Jim O Neal, Lucas County assistant administrator, began a new job at the county jail,where he will take over as corrections and finance administrator.

Mr. O Neal will act as jail administrator as well as working more closely with the sheriff on his budget.

He will be paid $84,000 a year.

Mr. O Neal will replace Jail Administrator Rick Keller, who will train Mr. O Neal for the next five weeks.

Mr. Keller announced his plans to retire earlier, although he did not list an official last day. He was not available yesterday for comment.

The county commissioners appointed Bridgette Kabat as acting assistant county administrator.

Ms. Kabat is a senior analyst with the county s Office of Management and Budget.

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