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Wakefield continues to seek deputy treasurer


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WAKEFIELD — City Manager Robert Brown Jr. reported on Tuesday that the city continues to seek a deputy treasurer while he now assumes those added responsibilities.

The last day of former Treasurer Mandy Lake was June 30.

Her closing pay was $23.75 per hour, but Brown said that members of the City Council felt that rate was too high for someone entering the job new.

Hence, the council voted last week to offer a starting pay of $22 per hour for a newly conceived position of deputy treasurer, which would grow to the role of treasurer and to a rate of $24 pe...