Re: Council reduces pay of officials
Posted by: You're right (IP Logged)
Date: December 13, 2007 11:36AM
You are 100% correct on all points, but most of the people that are slinging mud at others do not know all the facts, nor do they care to be informed as to what the facts truly are. They care only about furthering their own personal agendas.
Struthers Resident Wrote:
> I would like to comment on this issue, because I
> have been a resident of Struters my entire life.
> I know both Terry Stocker and Dan Mamula well. I
> think that change is always good when it comes to
> politics, and I think Terry will do a great job at
> the City. On the other hand, I agree with
> Council's decision, because base salaries should
> be set for every position. As in any job in the
> "real world" individuals are paid a base salary
> and then based on performance wages are increased.
> It only makes sense. If a teacher moves to
> another District after so many years, the new
> District is only required to honor 5 yrs. of
> service. It might appear to be a political
> agenda, but in reality it make sense!
> Also, can someone please inform me why the City
> has both a Treasurer and Auditor? I'm sure one
> handles payroll, payables, etc., but is it really
> necessary to have both positions. Most cities
> have Finance Director's that are appointed by the
> Mayor. I think this should be looked into to save
> the City money. I know the operations of the city
> can't be on that large of a scale!
> I hope people settle this, because the people of
> Struthers are a proud community and have always
> stuck together during rough times!