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Edgewood Councilwoman Departs, City Clerk Retires, New Clerk Sworn In

Change at the Edgewood city building came Monday night.

Longtime city clerk Jeanette Kemper attended her final meeting as she is retiring from the position. Mayor John Link presented her with a proclamation for all the years she worked in the city. July 26 will declared Jeanette Kemper Day in Edgewood.

Belinda Nitschke was sworn in as the new city clerk. 

Michelle Frisch will become senior deputy clerk and Hannah Maydak will be the new programs coordinator.

Councilwoman Nancy Atkinson is also departing and Monday was her last meeting, too.

She is moving from Edgewood with her husband, whose job is taking them out of town. July 17 was declared Nancy Atkinson Day in the city, Mayor Link said.

In other news, the city will spend $23,000 to repair its clock tower in Presidents Park. City Administrator Bran Dehner is looking into a company that make the repairs.

Mayor Link announced that there will be a free camp-out on August 4 in Presidents Park with set-up at 6 p.m. and a potluck supper at 6:30 p.m.

Written by Patricia A. Scheyer, RCN contributor

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