An online petition on change.org has been organized in Wenham to push now for a search to begin for a permanent town administrator.
Interim Wenham Town Administrator Mark Andrews
Monday, May 20, 2013
Monday, August 27, 2012
The Wenham town government and police union expect to sign a new one-year contract on Monday.
Wenham police officers have a new one-year contract that gives them a 1.5 percent raise starting in January and a shift to bi-weekly paychecks. The contract was agreed to by the Board of Selectmen last Tuesday and a ceremonial signing of the contract will happen on Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. at Wenham Town Hall. Interim Town Administrator Mark Andrews said the contract agreement means a successful completion to one of the goals given to him at a retreat with Selectmen in June. “It was one of the charges the Board of Selectmen gave me when I came on,” he said. On Friday, Andrews said he could not yet release a copy of the contract because some of the details of it still needed to be cleaned up. The Wenham Police Department’s union members …
Friday, July 13, 2012
Interim Wenham Town Administrator Mark Andrews now has a contract that runs through June 30.
Mark Andrews' contract as Wenham’s town administrator now runs until June 30. The Wenham Board of Selectmen came to agreement with Andrews on Tuesday night for him to continue in the position for additional 10 months beyond the end of his previous contract, which runs through Aug. 31. The board met in executive session at Wenham Town Hall to consider the extension before voting to approve the new contarct in open session. “We’ve extended it until June 30 – the end of the fiscal year,” said Molly Martins, chairman of the Board of Selectmen. Andrews will continue to be paid the annualized equivalent of $100,000, but Andrews will now accumulate vacation time at a rate of 3 weeks per year, down from 4 weeks per year, Martins said. The new …
Monday, March 26, 2012
Mark Andrews, who will begin as interim town administrator in Wenham in mid-April, said he is fully committed to the job and has withdrawn as a finalist for the top job in Saugus. Andrews arrived in Wenham for the first time last Wednesday when he met with town department heads – he brought with him three pounds of Italian cookies from Tripoli Bakery in Lawrence. On Tuesday night, Andrews will attend the Board of Selectmen meeting, when he will be formally introduced to the town. His first full-time day will be April 16, although Andrews plans to work in Wenham at least one day a week until then. He had a vacation planned in Wareham – where he has worked as town administrator for the past two years - in mid-April and that will instead …