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City Manager's Messages

News and updates from the City Manager.

Jan 12

COVID-19 Updates

Posted on January 12, 2021 at 10:54 AM by Fred Gaskins

To: All City Employees

I am writing to update you on where our community and region stand with regard to COVID cases and the related operational impacts/implications.

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Jan 06

City Manager's Message Jan. 6: COVID-19 update and safety measures

Posted on January 6, 2021 at 5:18 PM by Don Mann

Jan. 6, 2021 — While most of us were eager to leave behind the challenges of 2020, the reality is that  COVID-19 continues to be a major concern in 2021.  Just four weeks ago, my message to you cautioned of an uptick in cases following the Thanksgiving holiday.  At that time, our positivity rate was 9.2%. Unfortunately, the subsequent December/January post-holiday increase more than doubled the local rate of infection. 

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Dec 10

City Manager's Message Dec. 10: Council approves bonus for employees

Posted on December 10, 2020 at 12:14 PM by Don Mann

Our City Council and community also recognize your extraordinary efforts. Last night, Council unanimously approved my recommendation that we fund a one-time $500 bonus for eligible full-time and $250 bonus for eligible part-time employees to thank you for your efforts and in recognition that the pandemic has kept us from providing the general wage increase we had planned to give before COVID negatively impacted our budget planning. 

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