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Wakefield Council hires overseer for electrical audit


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WAKEFIELD - Members of the Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to hire Robert E. Peterson, an attorney from Ontonagon, to oversee an audit by an independent party that will test city meters to determine their present and ongoing viability.

The decision was made after City Manager Robert Brown asked Peterson 10 questions, after which council members were welcome to respond to the candidate's answers.

During the course of questioning, Peterson shared information regarding his education in science, engineering, and law, along with his 18-year career...