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Oldsmar city manager, city clerk to get 2.5 percent raises

OLDSMAR

City manager, clerk getting pay raises

City Manager Bruce Haddock and City Clerk Ann Stephan will be getting 2.5 percent pay raises in January, following a unanimous vote by the Oldsmar City Council last week. Both are eligible for annual raises after good performance evaluations. Haddock has served as city manager for more than 26 years, and Stephan became city clerk in 2009. The city budget provides for a 2.5 percent merit increase for all city employees. Annual evaluation dates are determined by the date the employees started in their current positions. Their annual evaluations and pay raises will determine whether they will receive the full budgeted increase or a lesser amount.

CLEARWATER

Gift wrapping to benefit charities

Get your gift wrapped by the Italian American Women of Today organization from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 23654 U.S. 19 S, Clearwater. The group will continue wrapping holiday purchases through Dec. 24. Donations will be accepted and proceeds will benefit St. Joseph's Hospital (Children's Cancer), the Children's Cancer Center, Paul B. Stephens Exceptional Student Center, the Alzheimer's Association of Florida's Gulf Coast Chapter and the LIADO Scholarship Program, as well as other local charities. For more information, call Julie, (727) 439-2122.

EAST LAKE

Author Shomer to speak at library

Author and poet Enid Shomer will speak at the Authors Showcase at the East Lake Community Library at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15. Her latest book is her first work of historical fiction, titled The Twelve Rooms of the Nile, which centers around the imagined meeting in 1850 between Florence Nightingale and Gustav Flaubert when both were touring Egypt. The book has received positive reviews from USA Today, the Tampa Bay Times, the Chicago Tribune and other media. For information, call (727) 773-2665. The library is located at 4125 East Lake Road.

DUNEDIN

Santa will visit neighborhoods

The Dunedin Fire Department will escort Santa on a fire truck through neighborhoods of the city evenings beginning Friday. Santa will pass out toys and candy to children through Dec. 24. Santa will leave from the Highlander Park fire station each evening around 6 p.m. Neighborhoods will be toured on Dec. 14, 16 and 18-24. For information about which neighborhoods will be toured and on which days, call (727) 298-3091.

SAFETY HARBOR

Mayors' Breakfast is Friday morning

The Annual Mayors' Breakfast, hosted by the mayors of Safety Harbor and Oldsmar, is coming up on Friday. To purchase tickets or donate money to help needy families this Christmas, visit www.UTBchamber.com or call (813) 855-4233.

Oldsmar city manager, city clerk to get 2.5 percent raises 12/11/12 [Last modified: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 7:55pm]
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