Police contract on FD council agenda tonight

A new one-year contract for unionized police officers is among the items on the agenda for the Fort Dodge City Council tonight.

The council will meet at 6 p.m. Because of ongoing restrictions on public gatherings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be an electronic meeting. To observe the meeting, log onto zoom.us and enter the password 948411. To listen to the meeting via telephone, dial (312) 626-6799 and enter ID number 816 045 072 and password 948411.

The proposed contract with Public Professional and Maintenance Employees Local 2003 would go into effect July 1. It includes 1.5 percent raises on July 1 and Jan. 1, 2021.

The promotion of a firefighter to lieutenant, some equipment purchases and the final reading of a measure to vacate a city-owned right-of-way near Amigo’s, 280 N. First St., are also on the agenda.


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