Lori Bonino, now Jupiter’s assistant town manager, is a resident of Abacoa. (Photo/Town of Jupiter)
Lori Bonino, who has been Jupiter’s assistant town manager since April, 2013, becomes Jupiter town manager on March 19.
Andy Lukasik, the current town manager, has resigned to become village manager of North Palm Beach. Lukasik has been town manager of Jupiter since 2004. His last day as Jupiter town manager is March 18.
Jupiter is beginning a nationwide search for a new town manager to replace Lukasik.
Bonino’s annual salary as interim town manager will be about $150,000.
Bonino, 53, was principal of Independence Middle School for 14 years before taking the Jupiter assistant town manager position.
Before coming to work with the town of Jupiter, Bonino was with the Palm Beach County School District for a total of 28 years.
An Abacoa resident, Bonino has a son Bailey, 20, who attends Florida State University.