Interim County Administrator Alicia Hays

Lane County Government
7:28 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Lane County Board Picks New Administrator

Steve Mokrohisky, Lane County's pick to be the new county administrator.
Credit Lane County

The Lane County Board of Commissioners has voted to hire Steve Mokrohisky as the new county administrator. Wednesday the board voted four to one to negotiate the final details of the job offer and contract. Sid Leiken voted against the measure.

Board chair Pat Farr says Mokrohisky brings a wealth of experience and skill to Lane County. He currently serves as Douglas County Manager in Nevada. The 36-year-old beat out four other finalists during interviews with the board.

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OBIE EUGENE DEVELOPMENT
4:30 pm
Mon December 16, 2013

Eugene Entrepeneur Leases County Land for Mixed-Use Project

The 99-year lease for a parcel of county-owned land was signed by Brian Obie and Interim County Administrator Alicia Hays.
Credit Tiffany Eckert

Lane County got a new tenant today (Monday). Businessman and former Eugene Mayor Brian Obie entered into a 99-year lease with the county to build a mixed-use development project near 5th Street Public Market. KLCC's Tiffany Eckert attended the signing ceremony on the future site.

Standing across from the Inn at the Fifth he built two years ago, Brian Obie signed the lease. Flanked by Lane County representatives, Obie said his plan to create housing and commercial space for a variety of socioeconomic groups is an important public/private endeavor.

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