On Monday evening, the Hastings City Council deliberated the successor to Hastings Police Chief Bryan Schafer, who will be going into retirement at the end of May. City Administrator Dan Wietecha briefed the council on the search process.
After many compliments from Council members for Chief Schafer’s dedicated service to the Hastings Community, the Council unanimously approved Deputy Chief David Wilske’s appointment to take up the Chief’s office. Wilske commented on the promotion.
He begins as Chief immediately after Schafer’s retirement.