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Wakefield votes to advertise for new non-union supervisor


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WAKEFIELD - After a closed session at their Monday evening meeting, the Wakefield City Council reopened its chambers to the public and voted to advertise for a new non-union position titled Department of Public Works supervisor.

That vote directly followed the council's prior vote to sign and implement a new contract for the city's union employees.

Mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro abstained regarding the union agreement and voted no on the new supervisory job. All other members voted yes on both counts.

"Why do we feel that needs to be done?" asked Tarro rega...