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For such a nice guy, Mr. Terstegge sure seems to have a lot of people interested in his life and scrutinizing his every move. Seems like people who have no involvement in this and little if any direct knowledge of the issue would be better served by minding their own business.
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Everybody on Facebook had the answers from the beginning, just like anything that happens around here----or even doesn't happen, for that matter. Maybe the Cops don't have a Facebook account. That is Sarcasm.......
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You are not the only one but I am happy to live in a state of blissful ignorance. There are things I need to know but this isn't one of them.
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I have a feeling this budget will not pass tonight and that we will see another city council meeting this week.
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REBEL MEDIA: Compensation vs. salary

1 year, 1 month ago by Bob Gough

I posted some salary comparisons last week in the comments section on the sick pay buy back story.

It turns out they were not apples to apples comparisons. 

The numbers listed in the City of Quincy's annual Treasurer's Report also include sick pay buy back and overtime. 

The Springfield numbers are straight salary numbers. 

For example, a Springfield Police lieutenant is at $94,800 while a Quincy Police lieutenant is at $80,274. Those are the base numbers. The Quincy number, in this case, included the sickpay buy back of $3,704. 

The Quincy Fire Department captain numbers also included the sick pay buy back as well. 

I don't know what the sick pay buy back policy is for Springfield. I don't know what their overtime policy is either. 

I do know that people in the private sector leave Quincy for larger markets for higher pay because the cost of living in metropolitan areas is higher. 

These salaries will be posted again in a couple of months with the new City of Quincy treasurer's report. It will be interesting to track the increases and see how large their raises really have been over the last year.

And no matter how some want to parse or downplay their sick pay buy back bonuses, they are real. And the are something that is virtually unheard of anywhere else.

 

 

 


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