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ANALYSIS OF OVERTIME COSTS



According to Legislator Scott A. Gray, R-Watertown, overtime costs at the dispatch center have continued to rise, despite the addition of staff

2006: four dispatchers added; $65,000 budgeted for overtime; $146,265 spent

2007: two dispatchers added; $65,000 budgeted for overtime; $151,127 spent

2008: staffing level unchanged; $65,000 budgeted for overtime; $216,416 spent; call volume 429,552

2009: staffing level unchanged; $120,000 budgeted for overtime; $201,400 spent; call volume 551,130

2010: staffing level unchanged; $140,000 budgeted for overtime; $247,143 spent; call volume 495,363

2011: staffing level unchanged; $200,000 budgeted for overtime; $256,344 spent; call volume 452,245

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