Thursday, February 19, 2009

Highlights of Mayor's State of the City Address

1. No expected furloughs or layoffs.
2. People in appointed positions and the Mayor himself will work without pay 1 day a month.
3. Mayor will convene a citizens panel to explore a possible merger of the Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services.
4. Rail will happen, and will bring with it approximately $1 billion in jobs and contracts.