Stories tagged with: Overtime

September 13, 2010 - 9:51pm
3 years 31 weeks ago

Overtime is becoming a hot topic for Zanesville city workers.

The Public Safety Committee held a meeting Monday night to discuss budget issues regarding the Fire Department.  

"We've had an ongoing issue for the last several months with overtime and the Fire Department regarding staffing levels and vacation sick time," said Council member Andrew Roberts.

Roberts says around $157,000 have been spent on overtime in the past year. Mayor...

June 25, 2010 - 8:23pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

The Zanesville Fire Department is still having issues with overtime when it comes to looking at the city's tight clamp on the budget.

At this afternoon's Public Safety Committee meeting, it was determined that during the last pay period, the fire department sucked up 54 percent of all overtime worked in the city.

Fire Chief, Dave Lacy, specified that most of that overtime came from the summer's vacation period, but Councilman Andrew Roberts says this overtime is becoming a...

June 25, 2010 - 8:17pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

The city is also discussing how the Zanesville Police Department is handling its overtime issues, and the consensus was all involved were doing a good job.

Chief Eric Lambes says he would like to think he's contributed to the decline in overtime.

"I give most of the credit to the officers. They're doing their best to cut down on overtime while still giving the citizens good protection, " says Lambes.

Lambes says one of the areas the department has cut overtime...

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