Council OKS police contract
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pherlock said that the arbitrator awarded the union twelve points which were part of the NRO points eventually covered in the written pact that council approved jonday night.
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fn the second year of the contract, they will receive a O.R percent raise, and three percent in the third year.
fn addition, the new contract also contains longevity pay, a practice which has been around for many years in jorrisville Borough. The offiFHUV wLOO UHFHLYH 2.5 WR 3.5 SHUFHnW RI WKHLU Dnnual salary, depending on length of service.
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According to the latest r.p. Census, the borough population is a nearly U,PMM. eowever, jorrisville is conducting its own count because RIfiFLDOV VDLG WKDW WKHy EHOLHYH WKH DFWuDO SRSulation is greater. cor several years, the borough has indicated that there are about NM,MMM residents.
Lizette Morales Chomicki, who started the LYFT teen advisory council, resigned recently.