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[JAN. 27, 2004]  The Lincoln and Logan County Development Partnership NFP (formerly Lincoln/Logan County Economic Development Council) has announced the appointment of Paul R. “Rob” Orr as its interim economic development director, effective Feb. 1. The partnership will continue to evaluate qualified candidates for the position during this interim period.

It will include partnership with the private sector to increase funding to support an independent economic development effort comprised of two individuals from the Lincoln City Council, two members of the Logan County Board, two members from the Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce and three at-large members representing utilities and the private sector.

During the search to fill the director's position on a permanent basis, the partnership will begin the task of taking economic development to a higher level involving commitments from the private sector to assist in the development of all of Logan County.

Orr's contract begins as Jeff Mayfield's expires, and Mayfield will be assisting Orr during the transition period.

[News release]

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