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District Judge: Sarpy County temporarily restrained from appointing a permanent county treasurer

Fired treasurer, Brian Zuger, filed lawsuit
Posted at 12:31 PM, May 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-28 13:31:41-04

PAPILLION, Neb. (KMTV) — On Thursday, District Judge Geoffrey Hall granted a preliminary injunction that will temporarily prevent Sarpy County from appointing a new treasurer.

Former county treasurer, Brian Zuger was fired by the Sarpy County Board of Commissioners in April. He filed a motion for a preliminary injunction while he pursues a lawsuit against Sarpy County.


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In a news release, the Sarpy County board said that Trace Jones will continue to serve at the Interim Sarpy County Treasurer “until all legal matters are resolved.” The board tabled a resolution to appoint Jones as a permanent replacement for the remainder of Zuger’s term.

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The county board said that it is reviewing the ruling and considering its legal options. There is another hearing scheduled in Dodge County on August 6 at 10 a.m.

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