Wakefield has a new city manager
Written by Jesse Baroka on February 26, 2019
WAKEFIELD – A new city manager has been sworn in over in Wakefield…Robert A. Brown, Jr. took an official oath of office as the new city manager, on Monday. During Monday’s City Council meeting, council members voted to pass a resolution declaring Brown as the manager. Brown will work with the council on creating updates for the city’s master plan, capital improvement plan and recreation plan. The city also approved paying the retiring city manager, Richard Brackney through May 24th. Brown’s contract calls for an annual salary of $51,000 the first year, not including stipends such as cell phone and car allowance, followed by $54,000 for the second year, $57,000 for the third and $62,000 for a fourth, should the city exercise that option.