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City staff reflect on time away from proper offices
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City Comptroller and Director of Finance Bridget Schuchart sits at her temporary office at the Monroe Wastewater Treatment Facility on Friday. City workers have been displaced from City Hall for a year. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - On Aug. 15, 2016, Monroe city staff picked up their previously packed necessities, moved out of City Hall and into a variety of municipal buildings throughout town. Meant to be gone for six weeks, the municipal employees are still scattered, accommodating the inconvenience by traveling more and accessing files by digging through storage trailers parked behind the building. City Clerk Carol Stamm crammed numerous folders and supplies into a four- by six-foot space and a small desktop at the westside fire station, sharing a small room with Deputy Clerk Nicole Cummings.