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Basehor City Council gives employees pay bump

See today's story on real estate values. Leavenworth County average sale price down 2.3% this year. Hmmn, guess that means lower appraisals and lower tax receipts. Spend spend spend, boys.

July 20, 2012 at 4:14 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor City Council gives employees pay bump

Bravo!

Administrator and Superintendent are two different positions. Superintendent runs WWTF and Streets - and considering the educational and professional qualifications of the current holder of that position - the wage potential of that job is stratospheric.

July 18, 2012 at 4:03 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor City Council gives employees pay bump

When seconds count, the police are only minutes away!

Or in the case of EMTs half an hour plus.

July 18, 2012 at 10:05 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor City Council eyeing pay bump for employees

Pretty big smoke screen there in front of you sport. Your accounting is so weak, I wouldn't hire you for 100K or minimum wage for that matter - see my reply to eugenestoner for elementary accounting instruction.

July 5, 2012 at 1:11 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor City Council eyeing pay bump for employees

See my reply to eugenestoner

July 5, 2012 at 1:07 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor City Council eyeing pay bump for employees

You must be a government employee, possibly a public employee union member. This is a wonderful piece of magical accounting whhich comes right out of the AFSCME playbook and has very little to do with the question at hand.

Employee cost consists of all those costs related to having that employee on your roster. It includes wages, bonuses, health insurance, retirement (defined benefit or 401 programs), social security, medicare, uniforms, paid time off, individual training classes, tuition reimbursement, unemployment insurance and workers' compensation. Charges for each of these is based on per capita charge, % of W-2 wages, or % of total payroll.

If you don't consider all of these (and any I may have missed) you are under-reporting the cost of the employee to the taxpayer.

One of the tricks all governments including this city do to hide the true cost of their staffs is to move various costs into different accounts so that the public has a hard time judging whether the level and quality of service from their public servants is worth the price.

Will our service improve along with the higher pay? Hmmm good question.

July 5, 2012 at 1:06 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor mayor denies request for special council meeting before recalls take effect

So, Terry, you wanted to fire another quality staff member before you were removed? How'd you miss out getting that last bit of revenge done before you left this city in a shambles?

March 9, 2012 at 1:32 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Questions and answers on Feb. 28 Basehor recall election

Shannon Marcano was Ed McIntosh's attorney in the Wolf Creek Junction - Wolf Creek Marketplace debacle which left the city with $1.5 million in a KDOT loan which will have to be paid from the general fund for several years.

That is a huge conflict of interest.

February 24, 2012 at 10:40 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Questions and answers on Feb. 28 Basehor recall election

You dumped the only competent City Attorney this city has ever seen - because he had a major flaw. Yep he called the law the way it is not the way you want it to be. The current city attorney has a major conflict of interest and is costing many times what Mr. Reavy cost the city - and we see the resulting chaos.

February 23, 2012 at 9:43 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Basehor council members deny recall accusations at town-hall meeting

See page 3 of last week's Basehor Sentinel for the 5" x 3/5" display ad inviting everyone to attend the meeting. And oh, that ad contrary to everything circulated against Iris and Dennis fully met the political advertising disclosure laws.

February 23, 2012 at 9:38 p.m. ( | suggest removal )