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Village of Kalida

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KALIDA — The Village Council approved Kalida Police Chief Jim Gulker’s request for temporarily increasing the pay rate of Kalida police officers during the upcoming Pioneer Days festival. This approval brings the officer pay closer to that of the Putnam County Sheriff Deputies who have been contracted to work alongside Kalida’s officers.

In support of the rate increase, Gulker provided council with an analysis based on the hours worked by the officers during the 2016 festival. Should the hours worked by the three officers be similar to 2016, the rate increase should result in an increase in costs of roughly...

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