THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Wagner Residents Okay Raises for Town Officials
Issue Date: April 25, 2019
The annual meeting of the Town of Wagner was called to order on Tuesday, April 16. Those in attendance included Steve Renikow, Sr., Rita Renikow, Lynda Caylor, Ginny Polomis, Greg Polomis, Gerard Micksch, H. H. Anderson, Jessica Lawrence, Doris Haulotte, Esther Rumple, Gerry Haulotte, Don Willan, Betty Willan, Thomas Arthur, Nancy Faketty, Kathy Philipps, Julie Brown, Patty Michels, Wayne Larsen, Kathy Larsen, Linda Wilke, Linda Larochelle, Marilyn Wickman, Sue Huhn, Lauren Wickman, Darcy Hermes, Lynn Hickey, Todd Hermes, Conrad Larochelle, Brandon Brown, Cassie Brown, Mollie Arthur, Ed Delfosse, Michael Caylor, Kevin Wickman, Casper Schmidt.
Minutes from the April 18, 2018 annual meeting were approved. Don Willan asked if the "No Weapons" signs had been removed. Linda Wilke stated that it was not a requirement per state statute.
Steve Renikow, Sr. questioned if the raises discussed at the April 18th, 2018 annual meeting for the board, election workers and the housekeeper had taken effect. Linda Wilke stated that she thought the raises would go into effect after the 2019 Annual Meeting. Steve Renikow Sr. stated that the board wages were supposed to go into effect whether the board acted on it or not. The election workers and housekeeper would only go into effect if the board members passed them. Linda Wilke/Lynda Caylor approved wage increase for Chief Inspector to $15 per hour, $13 per hour for poll workers and $250 per month for the housekeeper. The housekeeper will also keep half of the deposit if the Town Hall is not cleaned after an event. Wage increases for the Chairperson ($150) and Supervisors ($90) would take effect immediately.
Nancy Faketty questioned the Town Hall deposit. Mollie Arthur explained that half would go back to the housekeeper and half to the town.
Doris Haulotte questioned what motion from April 18, 2018 annual meeting to give Town of Wagner permission to purchase land was for. Thomas Arthur stated that it was for another Fire Department and Town Hall location that was being researched. Mollie Arthur stated that another offer had been accepted on the property so nothing happened.
Thomas Arthur thanked Lynn Hickey for time served.