Article 13 - Union Contract - Police Patrolman  (412 Views)  (1 Comments)

Warrant Article Created By: Selectmen

Results Votes in Favor Votes opposed Total Votes Required To Pass
1939 852 50%
Rational Taxpayer's recommends voting Yes

Shall the Town of Hampton vote to approve the cost items included in the collective bargaining agreement reached between the Hampton Board of Selectmen and the Hampton Police Association (Patrolman), which calls for the following increases in salaries and benefits at current staffing levels, over the amount paid in the prior fiscal year:

Estimated Increase (over previous year level)

2019 (39 weeks)      $ 80,204

2020 (52 weeks)     $131,484

2021 (52 weeks)      $ 129,954

2022 (13 weeks)      $ 30,950

And to further raise and appropriate $80,204 for the current fiscal year, such sum representing the additional costs attributable to the increase in salaries and benefits required by the new agreement over those that would be paid at current staffing levels? (Majority vote required)

Recommended by the Board of Selectmen 5-0-0

Recommended by the Municipal Budget Committee 8-0-0

Fiscal Impact Note (Finance Opt.) The estimated 2019 tax impact on $80,204 is $0.024 per $1,000 valuation (two point four cents per thousand dollars of valuation)



Posted in: Favorable, Money


# Jerry Znoj Tuesday, February 12, 2019 12:30 PM
Vote yes. I looked at the wage scale in the current contract and looked at what they want for an increase. I balanced that off with the risk and imminent danger that I see with today 's gun frenzy and reached the conclusion that I did.

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