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Appointment plan advances

Public hearings set to discuss auditor, treasurer positions

County commissioners are officially moving forward with a plan to make the Eddy County Auditor and Treasurer positions appointed, rather than elected.

The possibility was first brought forth after the county’s previous auditor, Patty Williams, unexpectedly resigned late last year, and commissioners have now taken the first step toward making the change.

At their meeting on Tuesday, March 5, c...