Kathy Unertl

Kathy Unertl

Finance Director
City Hall

Kathy Unertl is Finance Director. Kathy also serves as Secretary to the Merrill Redevelopment Authority (RDA). Prior to her appointment in 2003, Kathy was City Administrator/Clerk/Treasurer for the City of Warroad, MN.

Kathy grew up in southeastern Wisconsin. She moved to Minnesota, and then to Merrill, WI. She holds a joint master’s degree in Public Administration and Urban & Regional Planning from UW-Madison. She earned her bachelor’s degree in American History from UW-Madison

When Kathy isn’t preparing City budgets, conducting financial analysis, and extensively planning and managing Tax Incremental Districts, Kathy is most likely watching sports. She is an avid sports fan, and especially loves cheering on the Milwaukee Brewers.


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1004 East First Street, Merrill, WI  54452