The Carson City Gazette, Monday, October 17, 2005
Study shows differences in pay for local officials
(Crystal Township officials are highest paid in the area!)
BY ELISABETH WALDON
Those are just some of the
findings of a recent study done by The Gazette regarding the
Crystal Township Clerk Nan Hagerman and Treasurer Paula Plank each earn $9,000 while Crystal Township trustees Richard Chalmers and John Hagerman each earn $1,860, with the possibility of more for extra meetings.
In comparison, Hubbardston
Village Clerk Sheila Thurston
The seven members of the Carson City-Crystal Board of Education —
President Tom Wilcox, Vice President John
In Crystal, Department of Public Works Sewer Operator
while Department of Public Works Supervisor Gerald Alexander
earns $16,800 for 40 hours per
week six months of the
year and 20 hours per
week six months of the year.
Hubbardston's Department of Public Works director, Earl "Gene" Geselman, earns $400 plus $10 per hour.
The volunteer firefighters in Carson City, Crystal and Hubbardston earn $10 to $20 for their services.
Carson City firefighters earn $20 per run, $10 per meeting and $5 per special service. The same is true for Carson City Fire Chief Dan Kipp, who also earns a yearly salary of $400.
Crystal Township Fire Chief Lonny Fitzpatrick earns $1,500 a year plus $10 per run and $5 per hour after the first hour. month plus $10 per hour for runs and $10 per month for fire meetings.
Editor Elisabeth Waldon can be