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Posted on June 23, 2017 at 3:49 PM by Dacia Walker
Year!! Happy FY18 New Year, that is. The start of a new year, calendar or
otherwise, is an opportunity to reflect on the past and look ahead to the
future. As I reflect on FY17, I believe Team Hampton has accomplished many
great things despite any challenge that has come our way. I know our City
previously noted, at Budget adoption time, we have provided all permanent-full time (PFT)
employees whose salaries have not exceeded the maximum for their range and were
hired on or before March 31, 2017 a 2% general wage increase. This
increase will be reflected in the July
7th paycheck that is just around the corner. PFT employees who are
approaching the maximum for their range may not exceed the maximum of their
Additionally, in December,
those eligible employees will receive a cash bonus based on Citizen
Satisfaction Survey results. You will hear more from me about that as we get
Today, though, I do have a
special surprise. Because of our collective appreciation for the great FY 2017
performance, the Council and I are pleased to offer Monday, July 3rd as a bonus
administrative day to city employees. Most city offices will be closed on this
day, enabling a four-day weekend for most.
For those employees who do have
to work - such scheduled Police, Fire, 911, Solid Waste and Steam Plant
employees - we thank you in advance for serving our citizens on days most of
the team gets off. Please know that you, too, will get a bonus day (time off
with pay) at a later date within the new fiscal year. The scheduling of this
time off will be done in accordance with city policies.
On behalf of City Council and the entire
city management executive team, thank you again for your unwavering commitment
to the citizens of Hampton and I look forward to FY18!
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