JEFFERSON COUNTY, Idaho -

Jefferson County has appointed Paul Snarr as its new Public Works Administrator.

Snarr said he has worked for several counties across eastern Idaho, including Bonneville County. He will to oversee current road, bridge and solid waste operations. The county has been working with the city of Rigby to expand economic development efforts. Snarr said he believes safe and smooth roads are essential to attracting businesses, and is excited to be a part of the process.

"I want to see Jefferson County succeed, and I want to be a big part of that process. We have great people that work here, and I just want to see it get better," said Snarr.