With two agenda items postponed due to the weather, the Wright County Supervisors dealt with a much shorter agenda for their weekly regular meeting. With Sheriff Jason Schluttenhofer present, they received and approved the agreement with the Union representing the Sheriff’s Office & Jail personnel. The pact has already been ratified by the local Union.
“We got your men to pay scale and matched up about right,” said Supervisor Stan Watne.
“I like the wage scale as proposed, and it’s the first time we’ve signed a four-year deal,” replied Schluttenhofer. “It’s a very fair contract, and I feel negotiations went very smoothly.”
The Board signed the cost allocation plan for local administrative expenses. The areas included are targeted case management, DHS and mental health. According to Auditor Betty Ellis, the $11,974 the county will receive back is for doing payroll, which the State then reimburses back to each county for that work.
Read the full article in the January 30 edition of the WCM.