Reduce overtime by reassigning personnel and training; 1.5 FTE patrolmen vacancies, and 1 military deployment
Fire/Rescue - $90,000
Reduce overtime by flexible assignment of ladder-aide position; 3 FTE firefighter vacancies, and 2 potential retirements in January
General Government - $58,000
Reduce overtime; Expense reductions in Legal Services, Medicare, and other office expenses.
Community Development - $27,000
Reduction in sanitary inspection services; 0.4 FTE sanitarian vacancy.
Public Works - $83,000
Eliminate leaf collection; Street light reduction; reduce solid waste tonnage; expense reductions; union concessions
Plant & Facilities - $69,000
Bald Hill Compost Site revenue; custodial service reorganization (reassigning custodians from buildings with shortened hours); expense reductions; union concessions.
Library - $41,000
Reorganization; Expense reductions; 1 librarian vacancy (Beth Mazin was promoted to director, replacing Jim Sutton; her previous job as assistant director has not been refilled).
Other - $16,000
Various expenses transferred to revolving funds.
Note: FTE = full time equivalent. Most of the existing and anticipated vacant positions above will be held open through the remainder of FY10.w