To learn more about Mayor-elect Jean Stothert's plans for her administration, pick up a copy of the Sunday World-Herald or visit Omaha.com tomorrow.
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Mayor-elect Jean Stothert's top staff is led largely by interim directors.
Public Works Director Bob Stubbe and Dana Markel, head of the city's convention and visitors bureau, will remain at their posts, Stothert said Saturday.
So will Gary Wasdin, the public library director hired by the Omaha Library Board.
Aside from that, Stothert asked widely-known civil servants to fill four positions -- including Omaha's top planning and finance department jobs.
James Thele, a Planning Department official, will take over for Rick Cunningham and serve as acting planning director. Thele will be paid $118,116, Stothert said.
Al Herink, city comptroller and interim finance director, will stay on and keep his $120,000 salary.
Steve Kerrigan, now serving as human resources director after Richard O'Gara's resignation, will earn $109,017.
Acting Parks Director Brook Bench will continue to be paid his $93,650 salary, Stothert said.
Stothert will be sworn in Monday.
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