BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS RESOLUTION
“A Resolution to Set Public Hearings on a Proposal
to Make the Stearns County Recorder Position Appointed”
WHEREAS, Laws of 2017, Chapter 92, Article 3, Section 4 authorizes Stearns County to appoint a County Recorder after conducting two public hearings; and
WHEREAS, the Stearns County Board of Commissioners, acting under the authority granted in Laws of 2017, Chapter 92, Article 3, sec. 4, hereby proposes a Resolution to make the position of County Recorder appointed and no longer elected; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to said Law, the incumbent County Recorder shall serve in that capacity, performing all duties required by statute, until completion of the term of the elected office or, until a vacancy occurs in the office, whichever occurs earlier; and
WHEREAS, the Stearns County Board of Commissioners believes the appointment of a County Recorder will help to ensure long-term professional management of the Recorder function and will create opportunities for beneficial organizational changes.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED the Stearns County Board of Commissioners hereby schedules public hearings on the proposal to make the County Recorder positon appointed as follows:
Date Time Location
Nov. 28, 2017 5:30 p.m. County Board Room, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud
Dec. 12, 2017 9:30 a.m. County Board Room, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud
Publish: Nov. 17 and 24, 2017
Author: Janelle Von Pinnon
Von Pinnon has been publishing the St. Joseph Newsleader since 1989, the Sartell-St. Stephen Newsleader since 1995 and the Sauk Rapids-Rice Newsleader since 2015. She graduated from Minnesota State University-Moorhead with degrees in mass communications (with an emphasis on print journalism) and biology. She lives in southeast St. Cloud with her husband and two children.