Final action

Kelly Geater, right, former Benton County Treasurer, and Michele Sauer, Deputy Treasurer, cut the cake in honor of Geater’s retirement. She spent 24 years in the courthouse with 21 as the treasurer. She begins work on Monday as the Linn County assistant treasurer. The ceremony was one of three Wednesday recognizing individuals retiring after long career. Mike Barron of Kerdus & Barron retired. Rick Erickson retired after two decades as the Vinton Street Superintendent.