The Culver Town Council approved an ordinance amendment that increases the hourly wage for a new advanced paramedic to a range from $10.00 to $15.50 an hour beginning Nov. 1.
EMS Director Kathy Hart thanked the council and noted that the increase will help attract advanced paramedics to the department. She said several applicants have turned away from the position after learning that the wages aren’t comparable to other area departments. This will allow Culver EMS to be more competitive when seeking applications. Continue reading
The Marshall County Council discussed a change in the probation item in the 2017 salary ordinance.
Auditor Julie Fox explained that the chief probation officer retired thus adjusting the rate of pay.
Several Marshall County employees will not become eligible for overtime pay tomorrow, after all. Changes at the federal level that were set to take effect December 1 would have required employees making less than about $47,000 to be eligible for overtime. Earlier this month, the county council approved the change to non-overtime-exempt status for those employees. Continue reading
The City of Plymouth continues making some of the arrangements for its Community Crossings grant application. The state program provides matching funds for street projects. During its last meeting, the Plymouth Common Council decided to go for a million dollars in matching money, the maximum amount available from the program. Continue reading
Salary ordinances will be on the agenda when the Plymouth Common Council meets this evening.
Second and third readings will be held for an amendment to the 2016 salary ordinance to address the fire department’s work schedule, while an ordinance fixing salaries for Plymouth elected officials in 2016 will be brought to a first reading. Continue reading