SALEM — City council’s Finance Committee is recommending vacation days and holiday pay for 36-hour permanent part-time dispatchers in an effort to keep them from leaving.
“This is a way of showing we appreciate them,” city Auditor Betty Brothers said.
The additional perks are outlined in a proposed adjustment to the fringe benefits ordinance for non-represented employees. The Finance Committee agreed unanimously to forward the legislation to city council for consideration.
City council held first reading. Two more readings will be required for passage…