McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin in Running for Polk County, Iowa, Post

Peter Austin

The Des Moines Register is reporting that McHenry County Administrator Peter Austin is a finalist for the top post in Polk County, Iowa.

Polk County has more than 100,000 more residents than McHenry County, coming with 430,640 people in the 2010 U.S. Census.

308,760 were counted in McHenry County.

There are four others being considered for the $140,000 to $200,000 post.

Two are from Michigan Counties–Muskegon and Marquett– one is from Gallatin County, Montana, while the final one is Illinois’ Tazewell County Administrator David Jones.


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