Citizens For A Better Norwood

Saturday, April 16, 2011

City Council passes fire & police contracts

City Council just passed the amended fire and police contracts. The fire contract passed by a vote of 5 to1 with Donna Laake voting no and Victor Schneider abstaining. The police contract passed 5 to 2 with both Donna Laake and Victor Schneider voting no. Council also passed the ordinance authorizing the use of Fund 28 to pay utility bills. That vote was unanimous. John Mumper thanked the police and fire negotiators, Mayor Williams, and fellow council members who helped get everything resolved. Council President Jane Grote canceled the rest of the Special Council that had been scheduled.