At its Zoom meeting
on Monday night, the Chesterton Town Council voted unanimously to amend the
2020 Salary Ordinance, in anticipation of the appointment of a new park
All members and
department heads were in attendance.
The amendment: the
creation of the position of Park Superintendent II, an intermediate position
between Assistant Park Superintendent and Park Superintendent I.
I pays $60,294.26. The new position, Park Superintendent II, pays $54,630.
The Park Board is
scheduled to meet remotely in executive session at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April
30, to discuss the job performance of individual employees. The former
superintendent, Bruce Mathias, retired April 17 after a 27-year career.
Shane Griffin has
been serving as assistant superintendent since the winter of 2019.
Member Bob Allison,
D-4th, took a moment at the end of the meeting to wish everyone good health.
Member Jim Ton,
R-1st, for his part, thanked Town Manager Bernie Doyle for placing a banner
ad in Monday’s edition of the Chesterton Tribune congratulating the
2020 graduates of Chesterton High School. “The ad in the paper was boss,” he
said. “It was boss. I’m sure it was appreciated by all the graduates.”
Joked Allison, “I’m
sure they can get their diplomas at their 10-year reunion.”