LABELLE, FL. -- Mark Lapp, Hendry County's Attorney and Interim County Administrator announced today the elimination of seven Hendry county jobs. Two of the positions were dismissals.
A vacant county code enforcement position and another employee in the department laid off and the position was eliminated. The assistant mail/custodian position was eliminated and the employee laid off.
Randall Bengton is retiring as Public Safety Director and has been laid off and the position eliminated. Two paramedic positions were eliminated and one current employee demoted to a vacant position.
Lapp's memo to all county employees (click for larger size):