In 2016, the city eliminated
"Overall it is doing what we thought it would do," said Mayor
From that allocation, the city pays Wilcox & McGrath roughly
In FY 16/17, the city expended
Costs declined in FY 17/18, with
This year to date, FY 18/19, the city has paid
"It's important to note we are only halfway through the year," said Claremore HR Director
"That is not free money to got to projects," Hickman said. "You can't spend it. It has to be designated for workers' comp."
Savings will be kept to cover the deductibles and expenses on any future catastrophic events.
Flanagan said that after five or ten years of savings were accrued, additional savings can be used for roads, bridges and equipment for police and fire.
"That will be spendable money in the future, but it takes a few more years of building that reserve so that when we do have a big event we have enough cash to cover it," Flanagan said.
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