The Nicollet County Board moved forward on hiring a new county administrator Tuesday. Nicollet County Auditor-Treasurer Bridgette Kennedy has been serving as Interim Administrator since longtime administrator Bob Podhradsky retired in June. The Nicollet County Board approved an employment agreement for Ryan Krosch Tuesday, following some debate on contract terms relating to termination and severance. He will begin his administrator duties in Nicollet County on January 1st for a starting yearly salary of more than $111,000. Krosch is a Vernon Center native currently serving as the administrator in Yellow Medicine County.