“The car only booked at $6,000. He gave us so much for it,” Fogleman said. Other cars have been sold for $2,500 in the past. This was the first time selling a car on eBay.
Commissioner Gib Smart reported that the Aquatic Center netted $28,000 this season. The pool has been painted and new lane markers for the swim team have been laid. He also reported that Kyle Ladd has resigned as manager of the Aquatic Center and that Mary Bolinger has agreed to take over the position. Ladd will assist in the transition.
Following executive session, the council approved the contract with the Fraternal Order of Police. Included in the contract are a 35 cent per hour pay raise in each of the next three years, employees contribution to their health insurance will raise from $50 to $70 per month, and the city will pay all the pension.
Collective bargaining is still ongoing with the operating engineers. The engineers have filed a grievance against the city for delaying. Fogleman that the allegations are not true.
“We’ve given them multiple offers. The ball is in their court,” Fogleman said.