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New Mayor Jerry Tatro was frequently interrupted at his first meeting by the woman he defeated for re-election in November, Jennifer Mitchell. (Jean Ruzicka / Enterprise)

New Akeley City Council looks at employee issues

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Citizens arrived in number for the changing of the guard in Akeley this week, the newly elected officials grappling with contentious employee issues and other matters.


"Bear with me; I'm new at this," mayor Jerry Tatro told his 30-plus constituents who attended.

Tatro and Dan Riggs assumed office Wednesday, as well as Trygve Karl, who was elected subsequent to his appointment, and Troy Hegg, who was re-elected in November.

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