Mayor Wolfe Presents Plan for Curing Shortfall

by Tony Rutherford HuntingtonNews.Net Reporter
Mayor Wolfe Presents Plan for Curing Shortfall

HUNTINGTON, WV (HNN) - Mayor Kim Wolfe has presented a plan for coping with the pension fund shortfall and its impact on the general fund. In addition, the city has been fined $156,000 for not complying with the Clean Water Act for failing to implement an MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) program.

(PDF's of briefing notes to council and the public from the meeting may be downloaded below.)

In summary: The administration has asked that the user fee be increased from $3 to $5 per week; a $120 per year increase per parcel in the municipal service fee;  that city employees pay an additional $40.00 for health insurance coverage; that currently unfilled positions remain vacant.

The plan has been referred to the Finance Committee which will meet on Wednesday afternoon. A special call council meeting is likely next week.

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