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Undersheriff Overpaid?

Was a Northern Michigan Undersheriff overpaid about $6,000 dollars for his services to the county? According to a Wexford County policy, an elected or appointed official is a pure “salary-only” position and cannot receive any “overtime” pay. Undersheriff Martin Dahlstrom says the work he did doesn't qualify as “overtime” because it's outside his job description. He says the county had contracted him to do certain outside tasks, like inspecting salvaged cars. The Undersheriff says none of these extra wages were taxpayer dollars. The matter is still unresolved, but both the County Board of Commissioners and the Undersheriff are seeking legal counsel. Alex Jokich and photojournalist Jordan Nagel have more details after spending the day talking to people on both sides of the issue.