Frederick County Chief Administrative Officer Rick Harcum is set to retire Jan. 27 after four years in the position, according to a press release Wednesday.

The county plans to conduct a national search for Harcum’s successor, the release states.

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Watching Rick on TV during council meetings left an impression of a consummate and knowledgeable professional. Big loss to Frederick County Government. Too bad Fitzwater couldn't manage to keep more of Gardner's leadership team. Fitzwater should be looking locally not nationally.

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