South County Notebook

Foxmyn gets consultant fee

DEERFIELD — The town will pay Wendy Foxmyn $2,026 for two weeks to serve as consultant during the town administrator transition.

She will be paid $33.76 per hour.

From June 16 through June 30, Foxmyn will work alongside Town Administrator Bernie Kubiak, who will retire June 30. The two weeks will serve to help Foxmyn learn the job and help the town transition as it searches for Kubiak’s replacement.

Foxmyn will take over the reins temporarily on July 1 and could be in town for up to six months.

Foxmyn brings with her 30 years of experience as town administrator in several western Massachusetts towns. She is often tapped as interim town administrator.

The Leeds woman will leave her current post as Pioneer Valley Planning Commission manager for Deerfield.

Sunderland maps to go online

SUNDERLAND — The selectmen reviewed and approved a $3,900 contract with a Geographic Information System company that will put town maps and land parcel records online. The town will pay Cartographics $2,100 for a one-year start-up cost and $1,800 for the annual expense starting July 1.

The townspeople approved the funding at town meeting.

New building commissioner chosen for Sunderland

SUNDERLAND — Selectmen have offered Joe Fydenkevez the job as building commissioner.

Fydenkevez comes after nine years as building commissioner in Worthington. Fydenkevez is the cousin of Selectman Thomas Fydenkevez, but the selectman disclosed the conflict.

The job is salaried. He’ll be paid $19,500 annually starting on June 3.

Deerfield to replace selectman Sept. 9

DEERFIELD — Save the date. Sept. 9 is the special town election to fill former Selectman Elizabeth Clarke’s seat.

In April, Clarke resigned from her three-year post, serving only two years. She cited personal reasons and job demands as her reason for leaving.

The term is until May 2014.

The Board of Selectmen signed the election warrant last week.

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