Council to review termination appeal process – Rocky Mount Telegram


I understand it better now after reading this. I didn’t quite get it at the meeting and when I asked after the meeting I knew it had something to do with termination. But my question is I know Lige and Tj were the new to the council but did they not get the agenda packet before the January 13 meeting. Could they not asked questions before the meeting and/or at that meeting? Curmilus Butch Dancy II 

The City Council on Monday is going to take up a proposal to amend the personnel ordinance to state that the city manager will have the final say in the case of an employee who contests a supervisor’s recommendation for termination.

During a council work session on Dec. 9 — and shortly before the new council was to be seated at the regular council meeting — the previous council unanimously voted that the change be recommended for approval.

Shortly after the start of the Jan. 13 regular council meeting, as the council was about to approve the minutes of Dec. 9 council business, new Councilman Lige Daughtridge brought up the personnel matter.

Daughtridge said his reason was that the new council members had not had the opportunity to hear or weigh in on the proposed change to the ordinance.

Daughtridge made a motion, seconded by new Councilman T.J. Walker, to table consideration of the recommendation from the Dec. 9 work session of the previous council. (Read more)

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