Monday, March 11, 2013
Employment contracts with the city’s top employees that state they can be fired with or without cause are being evaluated by the City Manager, The Gazette reports.
Gaithersburg City Manager Tony Tomasello is evaluating employment contracts with the city’s top employees that state they can be fired with or without cause, The Gazette reports. The contracts were signed and instituted during the four-year tenure of former City Manager Angel Jones, with contracts being issued to Gaithersburg department heads, according to the report. City Attorney Lynn Board told The Gazette that, historically, department heads weren't required to sign contracts, but Tomasello said he's inclined to keep them. “I think it’s in the best interests of the city to have some structure,” Tomasello told The Gazette regarding employee contracts. In early February, Gaithersburg Human Resources Director Margaret Daily was terminated…
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Gaithersburg Human Resources Director Margaret Daily’s last day with the city of Gaithersburg was Feb. 2, The Town Courier reported.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
"We're doing a good job of being financially stable, financially conscientious," says Gaithersburg Director of Finance and Administration Harold Belton.
The Gaithersburg mayor and City Council were briefed Monday evening on the city's financial state during the annual budget forum, and city officials said Gaithersburg remains in good financial standing. The city saved approximately $8 million in FY2012, and that money will go directly towards funding projects in FY2013 and FY2014, said Director of Finance and Administration Harold Belton said. "We're doing a good job of being financially stable, financially conscientious," Belton said. City Manager Tony Tomasello said he expects state and federal funding to shrink in the near future, but the city is prepared to handle the loss of those funds. "We're not as dependent on intergovernmental relations as we once were ... we're focusing on the …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
The finalists will be introduced to city staff on Friday, Nov. 16, and to the public for a "Meet and Greet" Saturday, Nov. 17.