Special UG session to be Jan. 4 on firefighters’ trading report

A special Unified Government Commission meeting has been called for 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, on the end-of-the-year fire trading report, according to a notice from the UGPage Not Found

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The meeting will be held in the Commission Chambers, lobby level, City Hall, 701 N. 7th St., Kansas City, Kansas. The meeting was called by Mayor Mark Holland.

The latest fire trading report is located in the agenda at http://wycokck.civicclerk.com/Web/UserControls/DocPreview.aspx?p=1&aoid=1420.

The agenda includes an ordinance that would end the practice of trading shifts or trading time for all UG employees, unless approved by the UG administrator. Police officers would be exempt.

Previous news stories, from 2017 and 2016, on the issue of firefighters trading shifts and the firefighters’ approved contract with the UG are located at:

UG contract with firefighters approved

Firefighters say they’ve reached tentative agreement with UG on contract

Firefighters upset about getting silent treatment at UG fire study meeting



  1. Bill Rogers says:

    Holland has been beating up on the good men and women of the fire department for the last four years. It appears as though he has never got over the fact that they did not support him for mayor. I would ask every one to really understand the system of trade time before you bash the fire men and women.

  2. Dagny del.ta.256@outlook.com says:

    One of the captains worked zero hours last year and got over $60,000. Zero. Hours. Nice work if you can get it.

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