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As a holiday bonus, Palo Alto city workers granted extra time off

Original post made on Dec 14, 2021

With revenues trending up and a stressful year winding down, the City Council offered city employees a holiday gift: three days of paid leave. It also approved raises for City Manager Ed Shikada and City Attorney Molly Stump.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 13, 2021, 11:31 PM

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Posted by felix
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Dec 14, 2021 at 10:03 am

felix is a registered user.

Really Councilmember Tanaka? Communistic? Socialistic? This is beyond absurd, it’s silly and so badly informed that it only highlights his lack of judgment and the intelligence needed to function well on Council or in any other elected office.

As Councilmember Burt says, paid days off is a common practice. It was done at times in workplaces where I was.

As can be seen here, that Tanaka imagines he is Congressional material serves no one well but Greg Tanaka.


Posted by Online Name
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Dec 14, 2021 at 10:39 am

Online Name is a registered user.

Friends reported that in response to Tanaka's absurd claims of "socialism" and "communism" that CC member Eric Filseth voted "da!" to approve the raises.

I'd love to see that! If anyone has a link to the "da!" vote, please post it! We could all use a good laugh.


Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Dec 14, 2021 at 10:51 am

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The three paid days off for city workers: thumbs up.
- in this case, deserved.
The raises for the already very well compensated top city officials:
Thumbs down.


Posted by Neal
a resident of Community Center
on Dec 15, 2021 at 6:42 am

Neal is a registered user.

Once again the CC demonstrates how irresponsible they are with taxpayers money. It never ends and now they want a business tax.


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