Cerro Gordo County Recorder announces retirement plans, Mason City businessman announces candidacy for position

first_imgMASON CITY — The longtime Cerro Gordo County Recorder has announced that she will be retiring at the end of next month. Colleen Pearce has served in the position since 1990 and has worked in the Recorder’s office since 1975.In a written statement, Pearce says many changes have taken place during her years in office, from entering information by hand in large ledger books to helping in the creation and implementation of a computerized recording system.In 2003, she was asked to be a charter board member to help create a statewide real estate recording system. The program was launched in 2005, making Iowa the first state to incorporate such a system.Hours after Pearce announced her upcoming retirement, Mason City businessman Steve Minert announced that he would be a candidate for the Republican nomination for the Recorder’s position. Minert since 2015 has served as a member of the county’s Compensation Board.last_img

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