Meeting in special session yesterday the Wausau Town Council voted 3-0 to hire Wausau resident James E. Oglesby as the permanent person. He had been filling the position on a temporary basis since July.
Council members said Oblesby was one of ten applicants for the position and one of four finalists.
Oglesby will be on probation for six months starting Nov. 1st and will be required to take a drug test.
Before closing the meeting, council members voted to move their November meeting to Nov. 14th at 6 p.m. and that meeting will be followed by a 7 p.m. workshop with the Wausau Volunteer Fire Department.