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Hillsborough commissioners name new county administrator

May 06, 2020 - Tampa Bay Business Journal
Board and Executive Moves

Hillsborough County commissioners have named the next county administrator.

During a meeting on Wednesday, the commissioners voted to appoint Bonnie Wise, assistant county administrator and chief financial administrator, as the county's next administrator. She will replace Mike Merrill, who is set to retire on June 30.

The appointment followed a lengthy debate by the commissioners in which many approved of hiring within instead of bringing someone in for "on-the-job training," as Cha...