Controversy over OT hours adds up for Garfield police chief

that the time has been documented on his timesheet from whenever he has worked, including mandatory council meetings and Christmas tree lightings. "I have not been paid one dime extra for any overtime,

News 12 Staff

Aug 15, 2012, 2:32 AM

Updated 4,297 days ago

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Controversy over OT hours adds up for Garfield police chief
that the time has been documented on his timesheet from whenever he has worked, including mandatory council meetings and Christmas tree lightings.
"I have not been paid one dime extra for any overtime, any comp time," said Chief Amos. "I'm paid my salary and that's it."
The city manager says that his contract limits the chief to 96 hours of total overtime.
If he doesn't use the time before he retires, it could tack on an extra $33,000 to his $168,000 salary. He says he doesn't have any immediate plans to retire and anticipates that dollar amount will be a point of negotiation with the city when that time comes.


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