Wednesday, April 27, 2011

This Is Ridiculous

Over to Balloon Juice, we learn that the newly-installed administrator of Benton Harbor MI wants to lead it back to solvency by
Mr. Harris began paying debts, laying off workers and considering a plan to merge the fire and police departments into a single unit where firefighters could ultimately answer burglary calls and police officers could put out fires.
If you go to the NYT and read the whole thing this startling factoid leaps out
One commissioner glowered at Mr. Harris (whom the city is required to pay $11,000 a month under his state contract) when they crossed paths in City Hall.
12x11= 132k per annum. Nice work.

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