Paletko said one of the biggest budget increases was from fringe healthcare benefits, which increased about 6 percent overall. information from Badalow.com
Paletko anticipates about a $1 million increase in the police budget by way of salary step increases, overtime and fringe benefits.
Information from badalow.com page issue/ideas scroll down to News Articles, at the bottom. “Mayor presents 2013-2014 budget.
So what is it Mr. Mayor are you confused? When presenting your budget to the council healthcare has increased 6 percent. When talking to a room full of residents, you saved the City so much in healthcare. You stand before the residents and make that claim. However the numbers say something different. And you apparently do to.
Fact: Mr. Mayor you had your assistant for over a year negotiating with the Dearborn Heights Police officers union. You thanked her in an open council meeting for the year-long hard work she put in.
Fact: Mr. Mayor you told the council if they did not vote YES on this contract there would be no healthcare saving.
Fact: Mr. Mayor there has never been healthcare savings it was all just a balloon full of more of your “hot air”