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Overall expenses for county board are lower

February 22, 2019

JEFFERSON -- Overall per diems and expenses for members of the Jefferson County Board of Supervisors dropped for the third consecutive year, a report presented to supervisors shows.

Salaries, meeting fees and other expenses for board members totaled $120,893 in 2018, down from $123,606 a year earlier. The total costs have generally been sliding since the 2013 year.

In addition to the payments to supervisors, a number of citizens who serve on boards also receive meeting and expense payments. Those totaled $12,998.93.

The largest payment to a county supervisor was made to Jim Schroeder, chairman of the county board. He is paid a salary of $6,600 and as chairman also attends many of the committee meetings. His total compensation, including the salary, was $9,959.04.

Supervisors generally receive a salary of $660, plus a per diem for meetings attended and other expenses such as mileage, meals, etc.

Following is a listing of supervisors and the total amount they received:

James Braughler, $4,507.13; Ronald Buchanan, $937.02; Walt Christensen, $2,648.29; Greg David, $4,111.96; Matthew Foelker, $4,218.60; Jennifer Hanneman, $698.40; Peter Hart, $1,794.97; Daniel Herbst, $2,328.53; George Jaeckel, $4,434.02; Richard Jones, $4,346.40; John Kannard, $4,942.36; Michael Kelly, $2,854.82; Gary Kutz, $1,046.02; Russell Kutz, $3,528.77; Roger Lindl, $2,187.52; Kirk Lund, $3,438.16; Jim Mode, $4,355.35.

Dwayne Morris, $3,451.09; Edwin Morse, $3,136.57; Steven Nass, $5,384.39; Conor Nelan, $3,221.60; Patrick Greggory, $3,156.60; Laura Payne, $3,169.11; Blane Paulson, $4,535.03; Donald Reese, $5,999.86; Amy Rinard, $5,482.73; Mary Roberts, $2,944.29; James Schroeder, $9,959.04; Richard Schultz, $2,781.79; Alyssa Spaanem, $810.38; Richard Tietz, $4,543.81; Brandon White, $2,254.73; Michael Wineke, $3,445.83; Lloyd Zastrow, $4,237.52.

Non-board members who received fees include:

Linda Ager $175.90; Frank Anfang, $648.10; Margery Ashburn, $310.90; Marcia Bare, $300; Carol Battenburg, $14.17; Art Biermeier, $200.97; Robert Birmingham, $342.08; Margaret Burlingham, $676.49; Donald Carroll, $318.72; Michael Clish, $130.71; Russell Cooper, $171; Cynthia Crouse, $660; Maria Darel, $129.62; Donald Delzer, $252.70; Carol Ellingson, $6.54; Mark Elworthy, $188.98; Timothy Finn, $71.35; Leigh Froelich, $165; William Gaugert, $250.52; Janet Gerbig, $113.36; Debra Hall Kind, $1,423.88; Janet Sayre Hoeft, $276.37.

Ronald Kutz, $178.08; Samantha Lamuro, $61.54; Joanne Larson, $127.44; Rodney Laudenslager, $220.59; Nancy Lust, $187.89; John McKenzie, $751.56; Steven Mode, $313.15; Barbara Natrop, $47.96; Joseph Naylor, $131.80; Carol O’Neill, $21.80; Audrey Postel, $30.52; Kevi Purcell, $382.32; Jenifer Quimby, $55; Aari Roberts, $133.08; James Schultz, $713.50; James Seidl, $65.90; Diana Shull, $165; Christine Spangler, $395.40; Kathleen Steindorf, $1,276.82; Jeanne Tyler, $130.80; Dale Weis, $350.65; Marie Wiesmann, $184.62; Donald Williams, $246.16.