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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

City Council approves contract for police department employees

The Prescott City Council voted 4-0 to approve the 2018 contract with the police department employee union during its meeting Monday evening at the city building.

Four members of the council were present for the meeting along with Mayor Dave Hovel.

The contract is for one year and changes in it include a probational employment period of a year and a half with the possibility of extension of six months, changes in vacation policy, and a salary increase of 2.0 percent. Starting rate is at 23.18 and after 10 years its 29.72. Department employees will have to contribute 6.7 percent for retirement and 13 percent for health insurance.

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