Meland resigns as Stutsman County Auditor

New ballot counter
Nicole Meland, Stutsman County auditor and chief operating officer, talks about the new DS-200 ballot scanner that will be used to count votes in future elections. The new election equipment is being furnished by the state of North Dakota to all counties in time for the 2020 elections. John M. Steiner / The Sun
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The Stutsman County Commission accepted the resignation of Nicole Meland, county auditor and chief operating officer of the county, during a special meeting Friday.

The resignation is effective Oct. 2.

The Commission approved the formation of a committee to explore the next steps in the process of hiring a new auditor and delegating responsibilities among staff during the interim.

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