August 13, 2014

Hendrickson appointed new deputy auditor

By Cheryl McCormack

The City of Washburn has a new deputy auditor.

Sharon Hendrickson was appointed to the position at a recommended rate of $15 per hour.

Hendrickson lives in Washburn and has a four-year accounting degree from the University of Mary.

Commissioner Larry Thomas said, "I have nothing against you (Hendrickson), personally, but I don’t remember the city authorizing to hire for this position."

The seat was listed for hire in the Leader-News for several weeks prior to the city’s monthly, Monday night meeting.

Thomas said he researched several area communities and found they each only hired one full-time position in their auditor offices.

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