Contracts approved by council
Monetary issues past and present topped the agenda at the Cheney City Council’s Dec. 10 meeting.
The council approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Tom Trulove to sign a new four-year contract with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The contract gives a 1.5 pay increase to the city’s electrical crew in 2014, 2 percent in 2015, 2.5 percent in 2016 and 2.75 percent in the final year of the agreement.
The contract also changes some of the language in the former agreement the city considered “problematic,” Human Resources Director Mark Schuller explained. One of those...