YOUNGSTOWN Control board


The city's control board -- composed of the mayor, law director and finance director -- approved these severances for retirements or resignations at the end of June that were prompted by the recent $10,000 incentive to leave the payroll and reduce layoffs:
$3,124 for Barbara Burtner, finance director.
$8,988 for William Cupp, compliance auditor in the finance department.
$1,143 for Robinette Dotson, data processing clerk in the finance department.
$19,725 for Michael Durkin, captain in the fire department.
$41,089 for Robert George, captain in the fire department.
$8,133 for Judith Hamracek, claims investigator in the law department.
$30,319 for Joseph Jainski, assistant chief in the fire department.
$26,816 for Robert Kohut, engineer in the public-works department.
$1,113 for Timothy Nelms, firefighter.
$29,484 for John Sulik, firefighter.
$36,409 for Patrick Taylor, lieutenant in the fire department.
$4,205 for Michael McCall, mechanic in the fire department.
$5,735 for Karen Harris, interviewer in the community development agency.
$7,755 for Helen Queener, interviewer in the community development agency.
$10,614 for Ann Switka, interviewer in the community development agency.
$2,582 for Alan Davis, laborer in the park department.
$20,425 for Margaret Kane, administrative assistant in the park department.
$27,574 for John Mahon, maintenance supervisor in the park department.
$17,835 for William Crawford, shift manager in the sewer department.
$981 for James Colley, chemist in the sewer department.
$12,857 for Shirley Foster, secretary in the health department.
$1,549 for Kay Brown, nurse in the health department.
$2,634 for Michelle Evans, nurse in the health department.
$3,621 for Nancy Potter, nurse in the health department.
$10,174 for Norma Benson, secretary-bookkeeper in the health department.
$6,396 for Edward Sepesy, junior systems analyst in the street department.
$1,447 for Santonia Johnson, driver-laborer in the street department.
$883 for Ean Weidner, mechanic in the street department.
$7,683 for David Benko, patrol officer in the police department.
$14,804 for Richard Blaine, patrol officer in the police department.
$4,446 for Frederick Farmer, patrol officer in the police department.
$29,919 for Leonard Bridges, patrol officer in the police department.
$4,745 for Duane Harris, patrol officer in the police department.
$12,015 for John A. Fields, patrol officer in the police department.
$5,411 for Frances Bischoff, terminal agency coordinator in the police department.
$1,157 for Laurie Lizzie, assistant secretary in the mayor's office.
The control board also approved these other spending items Thursday:
Change orders totaling $31,536 for Murphy Contracting on renovations to city council chambers, bringing the contract to $147,930.
A change order totaling $2,189 for Commercial Piping on renovations to city council chambers, bringing the contract to $21,027.
A $213,007 contract for Foust Construction to replace sidewalks throughout the city. The work is paid for from the Mahoning County Development Fund.
A $70,000 site development grant, a 75 percent abatement on personal property taxes and land for $1 for Industrial Waste Control.
Contract renewal for one year with We Clean it Krystal Klean for janitorial services for city offices.
A development grant of $140,000 for Domestic Linen Supply Co., which is reopening the former Tartan Textile operation.
Severance of $223 for Gary Huff, a lineman in the public works department who retired on disability March 10.
Severance of $2,788 for Anthony Simmons, a housing inspector in the community development agency who resigned May 22.

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