Tag Archives: Contracts

Tales from the BudComm – that single word is exploitable.

There are a number of issues with this word, contract, and how it plays into not only the Default Budget (which, in SB2 governed towns, it is the budget that gets put into place if the PROPOSED budget is shot … Continue reading

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Four city labor contracts up for vote tonight in Manchester

MANCHESTER — Aldermen will consider final approval of four labor contracts tonight, with Mayor Ted Gatsas questioning how they will be funded, while a key alderman praised one for putting a crack in the long-criticized Yager-Decker pay scale. The contracts … Continue reading

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Gravel: Watching the Manchester aldermen with complete disgust

Publisher’s Note:  We post this testimony given by Ward 7 resident Lisa Gravel to the Manchester Board of Mayor and Aldermen on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 My name is Lisa Gravel and I have been a property owner in Ward … Continue reading

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Manchester Overrides Tax Cap Again

Tempers flared, recriminations reverberated, spinsters spun, playgrounds were threatened and vetoes flew and were overridden as Manchester’s Board of Mayor and Aldermen settled the city’s spending plan for the coming fiscal year a mere two hours before the budget proposed … Continue reading

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Union Greed in the Queen City

Rich starts off the discussion with the new negotiations for the Firefighters contract in Manchester. He discussed all of the different benefits that come along with being a firefighter in the Queen City, including the Cost of Living Adjustment and … Continue reading

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Labor board dismisses union charges against Sununu

CONCORD — In a split decision, a state labor relations board Friday sided with Gov. Chris Sununu and ruled all five labor unions representing state workers must jointly negotiate with state managers about new collective bargaining contracts. The State Employees … Continue reading

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“Henniker Selectmen ignore bidding policy – award four contracts.”

Like the proverbial slap on the backside with the wet towel, every taxpayer in Henniker should be feeling the sting from the recent actions taken by the Board of Selectmen (BOS) on May 2, 2017. Over $400,000 of our taxes … Continue reading

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