After being given an order by the Madera County Board of Supervisors in February to either move or resign from her position in 90 days, Madera County Auditor-Controller Marcia Hall signed paperwork last week that solidified her residence within the county.
It is a move that authorities said they hope closes the books on rumors and speculation about the legality of Hall’s appointment to the position vacated by Janet Kroeger — the third County Auditor-Controller in four years to do so — by the board in January of 2012.
Hall will move about 37 miles from her former residence within Merced County to a rented home near the Pheasant Run Golf Club on the east side of Chowchilla. Her family is currently in the process of transporting furniture and other items a little over 70 days after she received the order.
“Technically, I’m moved in,” Hall said. “I mean I pay rent and everything.” ...