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City Manager's Messages

News and updates from the City Manager.

Sep 02

City Manager's Message: 8-13-2020: Hazard pay clarifications

Posted on September 2, 2020 at 4:35 PM by Don Mann

Since sending out information about the hazard pay program yesterday, I have had many questions concerning why certain positions were not included in the program. Typically, those questions relate to employees believing they should have been given hazard pay because they had to do their normal responsibilities, whether at home or in the office. Additionally, some employees have suggested that having not been granted hazard pay somehow means that management does not appreciate their work during this very difficult time. I appreciate all the inquiries and questions as I absolutely want to put some of these concerns to rest.

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Aug 12

City Manager's Message: 8-12-2020: COVID-19 hazard pay approved

Posted on August 12, 2020 at 6:37 PM by Don Mann

City Council approved the allocation of funds for the CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund, which included $2.65 million for hazard pay.  The act defines hazard pay as additional pay for performing hazardous duty or work involving physical hardship, in each case that is related to COVID-19.  An employee is ineligible for hazard pay if safety precautions (i.e. social distancing, barriers, face coverings, limited in-person interactions, etc.) have reduced the element of a hazard to a less than significant level of risk. Permanent Full-Time (PFT) employees eligible for hazard pay will receive up to $2,000 in a special pay on Friday, Aug. 21.  

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Aug 03

City Manager's Message: 8-3-2020: Public facilities closed Tuesday for storm

Posted on August 3, 2020 at 5:07 PM by Don Mann

Due to the potential impacts of Tropical Storm Isaias, all city facilities will be closed to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 4. Non-essential employees should not report to their work location. 

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