Dresden makes appointments

T he Dresden Town Board made a number of appointments during its annual organizational meeting last month.

In addition to his duties as supervisor, George Gang will serve as budget officer, a role his predecessor, Bob Banks also filled. As budget officer, Gang will serve on the Budget Committee as well as the Insurance, Sewer and Legal committees.

Councilman John Barber Jr. will serve as deputy supervisor and will serve on the Budget, Highway, Insurance, Legal, Open Space, and Recreation committees.

Councilman Allen Wilbur was appointed as deputy town clerk and will serve on the Buildings and Grounds, Cemeteries, Open Space and Town Justice Review committees.

Town clerk Marcinda Wilbur was appointed as tax collector and registrar of vital statistics. She will be paid a total of $23,200. Anda Stipins-Gang was named deputy tax collector and supervisor’s secretary and will earn $720 as supervisor’s secretary and $14/hour as deputy tax collector.

George Ferguson will serve as the town’s animal control officer and make an annual salary of $900; Cathy Huntington will be the justice court clerk and be paid $17/hour; James Brown will serve as deputy highway superintendent and earn an additional $520 for those duties; June Maniacek will continue as assessor and be paid $16,000; Bradley Krause of the firm of McPhilips, Fitzgerald and Cullum will continue to be the town’s attorney; Community Bank was named the town’s official bank and the Whitehall Times its official paper.

Councilman Edwin Raymond was named to the Buildings and Grounds, Cemeteries, and Recreation committees. And councilman Donald Greenough was named to the Budget, Highway, Sewer District and Town Justice Review committees.

Gang will earn $26,900 for his roles as supervisor and budget officer; Greenough, Barber Jr., Raymond and Allen Wilbur will each be paid $2,900 for their duties as councilman. Wilbur will also earn $14/hour (as authorized by the town board) for any work he does as deputy town clerk.

The town will pay its highway superintendent $47,500 and each of its town justices $5,700. Other salaries include $750 for the town historian, $195 a week for the sewer district operator and $15/hour for the town’s building custodian.





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