Wagon Mound’s village hall was closed Monday because the only remaining office employee called in sick.
The only employee is an office aide. The former clerk-treasurer, who runs the village’s day-to-day operations, left last Friday after only a few weeks on the job.
The utilities clerk’s position has been vacant since the village terminated Gloria Mejillas a few months ago.
Meanwhile, Mayor Art Arguello has placed the utilities superintendent on unpaid administrative leave. Arguello didn’t reveal the reasons in an interview.
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