Martin Co Board Accepts Auditor/Treasurer and Accountant Resignations at Tuesday’s Meeting

The Martin County Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of County Auditor/Treasurer, Jessica Korte, during Tuesday’s meeting.  Korte has held the role since 2019.  Her last day will be October 14th.

Human Resources Director Leigha Johnson, said they’ve discussed the next steps with the personnel committee and recommended that John Thompson, former Faribault County Auditor/Treasurer, serve as interim Martin County Auditor/Treasurer through the remainder of the year.

Johnson said that Don Kuhlman, former Auditor/Treasurer for Watonwan County, has also agreed to help out to get the office where it needs to be.

The board authorized the hire of bother Thompson and Kuhlman.

The board also accepted the resignation of Dawn Schultz, accountant in the Auditor/Treasurer Office.  Schultz’s last day will also be October 14th.