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LISBON - The town board unanimously approved the restructuring of its treasurer, administrator and clerk positions after Treasurer Nicole Theys' resignation.

Theys accepted an accounting and managing position with a non-profit organization in Grafton. Her last day with the town is Thursday, June 15.

With the position vacant, the town voted to make Town Administrator Matt Janecke the interim treasurer until the position is filled permanently.

A deadline to fill the treasurer position was not established at the Monday, June 12, board meeting when the positions were reconfigured.

The board also voted to remove the clark position from Janecke's title, a role Gina Gresch will take over under the new title of town clerk. 

The changes made to the town board positions has been the way the town was unofficially operating to prepare for Theys' departure since she first submitted her resignation May 22.

Theys attended her final town board meeting on June 12.

"Thank you very much for your time here, Nicole, and best of luck to you on your future endeavors," said Town Chairman Joe Osterman. "You will definitely be missed." 

While Janecke will not fill the treasurer role permanently, the decision to remove "clerk" from his title will be likely be kept permanent, according to Osterman. 

According to Janecke, deputy clerks Kris Porter and Kelley Sharon will help shoulder some of Gresch's added work load. Porter has been learning the duties from Gresch, including some election training. 

Supervisor Marc Moonen raised the question of whether Gresch should get a raise given the fact that she would be taking on more duties, but Gresch immediately declined for what she called "personal reasons." 

Gresch is paid $24.04 hourly, which comes to approximately $50,000 per year.

This was the initial salary sought by Gresch, and is $25,000 less than what she was making in Delafield prior to her resignation in September 2015.

While Gresch will shoulder more responsibility in the clerk's department, she has nearly two decades worth of clerking knowledge that she — and the town board — can depend on. 

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