Tuesday, December 04, 2018
EPIC KANSAS CITY DOUBLE DIP: KCFD OVERTIME COSTS ANOTHER $16 MILLION!!!
An often repeated story and tradition that our blog community has been repeating for the past 5 years, here's the latest update from TV news who finally caught on to the ongoing City Hall controversy . . .
KSHB: Kansas City Fire Department pays $16 million in overtime for second year
For the second year in a row, the Kansas City Fire Department reported paying $16 million in overtime.
The 2018 overtime cost was the same amount as it was in 2017, when Kansas City leaders expressed outrage and demanded change to reduce overtime expenses in the fire department.
Kansas City Councilman Scott Wagner on Tuesday said that the KCFD overtime budget has been dramatically escalating. A few years ago, it was $5 million, Wagner said. It escalated to $16 million in 2017 and remained at the same level in 2018.
Developing . . .