Montrose, COLO.--Montrose County Attorney Martha Whitmore has tendered her resignation and will be departing Montrose County on July 31st.
"This is a loss for the county," said Chairman of the Board Keith Caddy. "Ms. Whitmore has has brought a level of excellence that is second to none. She is a talented attorney and will be missed. We wish her the best in private practice."
"This has been a difficult decision," said Whitmore. "I have enjoyed my tenure at the county and will miss the staff, board members, and citizens that I have had the pleasure of working with." Whitmore will be returning to private practice, but may be retained on a part-time basis to assist with transitions and other business as needed. At this time, the county is beginning the search for a new County Attorney.