Commissioners Authorize New Hire for County Clerk

Sheridan County commissioners voted Monday to allow County Clerk Eda Schunk Thompson to fill a vacancy in her staff.

Action came at the commissioners' staff meeting Monday. Thompson said she learned Monday that the employee is leaving, and the county clerk's office isn't fully staffed as it is. Thompson asked for permission to advertise the position and, in the meantime, to hire a temp.

Thompson said she's taken extra measures to compensate for a staff that's short-handed.

Commissioner Tom Ringley moved that commissioners allow the position to be filled. Commissioner Bob Rolston said it was pretty obvious that the position needed to be filled. Commissioners approved the motion unanimously.