Letter: City should contract on snow work

Editor:

The city should hire private contractors to do the snow removal instead of hiring more municipal employees.

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It would save the city money as they wouldn’t have to buy more equipment, plus we wouldn’t, as taxpayers, have to pay for overtime, holidays, sick days, medical and pensions for new employees.

In addition, contractors could hire or fire employees based on their work performance.

M. Hines
Kamloops

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