What a way to make a livin'
Barely gettin' by
It's all takin' and no givin'
These are lyrics to the classic Dolly Parton hit, but with overtime costs climbing for the City of Hamilton (see Spec write up here or purchase today's print copy), these lyrics may not be tumbling out of staff's lips anytime soon.
We touched base with Mike Zegarac, city Finance Director and asked him to provide some current and past charts of what the overtime actuals vs. projections were/are. Please click here to view the historical expenditures. Mike will also be providing a departmental breakdown in the near future and we will make it available when received.