(c)2013 NPT PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS
The Newport City Council voted at its meeting held Tuesday, June 11 to
offer the 125 city employees the same insurance coverage and rates in
the next fiscal year that begins July 1. From left are: Alderman Johnny
Bugg, Alderman Kenny Morgan, Vice-Mayor Bill Costner, Newport Mayor
Connie Ball, City of Newport Attorney Terry Hurst, and Alderwoman Kathy Holt.
|Published: 9:03 AM, 06/13/2013
||Last updated: 9:05 AM, 06/13/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-The City of Newport's 125
employees will keep their same health insurance with the same rates during the new 2013-2014 fiscal
year that begins July 1.
That decision was reached on Tuesday, June
11, when the City Council met for its monthly meeting.
The city will
spend an estimated total of $718,073 to offer the same health insurance to employees, which is an
increase to the city of $58,903 over the present 2012-2013 fiscal year, according to interim City
Administrator James Finchum.
In other business, Finchum requested the
Council members approve a new clerical position to help him by taking over the duties of a city
For more details, please see the
Thursday edition of the Newport Plain Talk.
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