NORMAN — Editor’s note: Due to a glitch in formatting, Matt Hart’s letter in Sunday’s Transcript contained an error. Two sentences are reprinted here with the correct percentage.
“Or will you be able to vote for a continued level of service independent of any ‘new’ Public Safety needs/wants — i.e., moving the 71 personnel from temporary-permanent to permanent-permanent by permanently dedicating a portion (one-fourth cent) of the new tax to the General Fund for staffing purposes, thereby wiping the slate clean and ensuring that any future Public Safety Tax stand on its own merit, and not on the vulnerable backs of employees and their families?...
“Treat our employees like all other city employees by making the funding source for their employment a permanent fixture (permanent one-fourth cent tax) in the overall management scheme and budget.”
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