Elk Mound special village board meeting to discuss 2016 audit report gets contentious

By Cara L. Dempski

ELK MOUND — It was a train wreck from start to finish.

Village Board President Tom Gilbert scheduled a special board meeting April 11 to discuss and implement changes suggested by Baker Tilly auditor Kim Schult in regards to oversight of payroll for village employees.

What started as a polite discussion regarding what the board heard from Schult during its April 5 regular meeting, rapidly descended to nearly an hour of disagreement and barbed comments from both sides of the issue while four village residents sat listening.

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