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Mary Alice Reporting:

(Saturday, December 21st) Uhrichsville, Ohio – An hourly pay increase is approved for three departments in the City of Uhrichsville.

Council voted Thursday evening to enter into contracts for the street, fire, and police departments after a period of negotiations.

Finance Committee Chair Bill Grandison says the hourly rate went up 3% for each department, which is a typical pay increase within the city.

“You have to evaluate each department on their merit and you evaluate, and you negotiate. Each department negotiated for themselves and other than insurance and raises [were the same, since the needs are different for each department].”

The fire and street department contracts are from January 2019 to the end of December and the police department’s commenced January 2018 through December 2020.

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