District 5 Report
1.Anadarko – the number I have for Chris Bates is not a good one (need to find a good number from office or IAFF)
2.Altus – Grievance on chief changing call back procedures waiting on dates. Going to talk about it on the 13th at first negotiations. Prep with them and writing proposal for a liaison committee. Are looking for a 10% raise.
3.Chickasha – Three grievances pending, one on members being assigned non fire/ems related work, another on members cost not being covered to take national registry paramedic exam. The third is working outside job description (washing geese poop at the park). Contract negotiations looking to roll the contract.
4.Duncan – Started in October have met a couple of times. Can’t get city to meet again. Have been told insurance was going up and think that’s why city is dragging their feet.
5.Fredrick – signed contract for last year. (is usually how they do it) getting ready to start on this years.
6.Lawton - Nepotism April 14th has been put on hold to try to reach an agreement in negotiations. Operations Specialist on hold waiting on the new law. Second negotiations meeting city is broke and may need to freeze steps, reduce or eliminate, longevity, furlough, and take holiday leave.
7.Mustang – bad phone number (need to find a good number from office or from the IAFF)
8.Newcastle – bad phone number (need to find a good number from office or from the IAFF)
9.Tuttle – going to try to meet with president later this month.