Munneke continues as county assessor

Washington County Assessor Bruce Munneke was re-appointed to another term Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners.

Munneke, a senior accredited Minnesota assessor, was hired June 5, 2001. His next term is Jan. 1, 2013 to Dec. 31, 2016.

State law requires the County Board to appoint a county assessor. Munneke’s re-appoinment must be approved by the state Department of Revenue commissioner.

Aza named to WorkForce board

Elizabeth Aza, representing US Bank, was appointed to the Washington County WorkForce Investment Board Tuesday by the Board of Commissioners.

Aza’s term expires June 30, 2014. WorkForce Board members are county residents representing business, organized labor and public agencies and oversee the county’s employment and training programs and designate administrative entities, grant recipients and program operators for the WorkForce service area.

 Thompson wins group’s scholarship

Christina Thompson, a 2011 Stillwater Area High School graduate, was again selected winner of the 2012 Arabian Horse Foundation’s $750 scholarship.

Thompson attends the University of Minnesota Morris.