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Fire Union contract negotiations; Pubic Benefit Fund to come before Council tonight

Fire Union contract negotiations; Pubic Benefit Fund to come before Council tonight

(Sheridan, Wyo.) — Before the regular meeting tonight at 7 p.m., the Sheridan City Council will meet again with the International Association of Firefighters Local 276 Union for contract negotiations for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The council will also discuss Ordinance 2167 "Establishing Public Benefit Fund" on first reading. The City is considering the establisment of a Public Benefit Fund for the purposes of purchase or improvement of public right-of-ways and spaces, utility easements, undergrounding of utilities, historic preservation, pedestrian thoroughfares and similar purposes that benefit the public. According to the ordinance, related fees collected by the City of Sheridan would be deposited in the Public Benefit Fund. The fund, as explained by the ordinance, will not be used for General Fund expenditures including, but not limited to, wages, salaries, benefits or any other operational expenses. To see the full agenda, click here . #dally #news