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Polling

A pollster interested in police and fire salaries and City Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. called a resident Wednesday to ask if that person would: Support a ballot initiative requiring that Stockton have 1.8 police officers and 1.2 firefighters per 1,000 residents regardless of its economic impact on the city; Support a ballot initiative mandating police […]

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More from City Hall: Police deal approved

The City Council has reconvened following a two-hour discussion of fired Deputy City Manager Johnny Ford. Consent — including the labor agreement with Stockton police — has been approved 6-0 (Councilman Dale Fritchen is absent). It is less crowded in chambers, now, and cooler.

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Macedo: Firefighters displeased with police deal

The City Council this evening is likely to formalize its labor agreement with Stockton police officers. Fire Capt. Dave Macedo, president of Stockton Professional Firefighters Local 456, was not impressed. “I’m not going to say anything on the deal they made, but it definitely has an impact on what we’re going to do,” he said. […]

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Police vote final

The final tally of the Stockton Police Officers Association’s vote this evening to ratify its tentative labor deal with City Hall is 268 officers in favor and 39 opposed, Officer Lon Hudson said (his earlier figure was the final one, after all). Eighty-seven percent is a significant majority.

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Police deal ratified

The Stockton Police Officers Association this evening ratified its tentative labor deal with City Hall, involving millions of dollars in concessions and cancelling police layoffs, said Officer Lon Hudson, a union official   As of 8 p.m. the vote was 268 officers for the agreement and 39 against, he said. Hudson said it is mathematically […]

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Ballot box

The rank-and-file’s ratification vote on the Stockton Police Officers Association’s tentative labor deal with City Hall closes at 9 p.m., Officer Steve Leonesio, the union president, said this afternoon. He expected to know the result of the vote soon after.   Fire Capt. Dave Macedo, president of Stockton Professional Firefighters Local 456, said today that […]

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Police deal release

Here is the text of the press release from City Hall on this evening’s tentative agreement between the administration and Stockton Police Officers Association:   CITY REACHES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH POLICE UNION   (Stockton, CA) – The Stockton City Council met in closed session today to discuss a tentative labor agreement reached with the police […]

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More from City Hall: Ending with little talk on labor deals

8:03 p.m.: On to council comments. Vice Mayor Kathy Miller: “I just want to say that this weekend there were some really great events going on around here.” It was the Fourth of July weekend, and though there were no fireworks on the Fourth (budget cuts) there was Taste of San Joaquin. Councilman Elbert Holman […]

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More from City Hall: Police and fire deals approved

Mayor Ann Johnston is calling the City Council meeting to order. City Attorney Ren Nosky is reporting on the tentative police deal: The vote was 6-1. Councilman Dale Fritchen dissented. The deal is for a 15 percent raise retroactive to June 30, 2008. In return, the union would give $4.2 million in concessions. That involves […]

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More from City Hall: Dealing with police

Councilman Elbert Holman Jr. just walked in and Police Sgt. Mark Anderson, a union official, said, “Thanks, brother. I appreciate it.” Anderson said, “It’s a fair deal.” He told Holman he will do all he can to secure the union membership’s approval. No official word yet.

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