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Should county officials be elected or appointed?

Commission considers making county auditor, treasurer appointed positions

Eddy County Commissioners appear poised to begin the process of making the county’s auditor and treasurer positions appointed.

Currently, both positions are up for election every four years, but N.D. Century Code (NDCC) does allow county commissions to make them appointed and outlines the process for doing so.

At the commission’s regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 6, each commissioner appeared to su...