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Wakefield council grants raise to campground hosts

 

June 11, 2019

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

LISTENING DURING a public comment session at Monday evening's Wakefield City Council meeting are, from left, mayor John Granato, city manager Rob Brown and city attorney Ray O'Dea.

By P.J. GLISSON

news@yourdailyglobe.com

WAKEFIELD - The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to double the compensation of campground hosts for the Eddy Park Campground on Sunday Lake.

According to city manager Rob Brown, the city in past years has paid the hosts $1 for each reservation generated. As of Monday's vote, that rate now will be $2 per reservation.

Jim Anderson was the only council member to vote against the raise, but he said afterward that it was only because he expected the matter to be discussed before the vote.

Mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro explained that the council h...



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