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Hollywood begins to address pension issues

The City of Hollywood has started the process to address its big pension issue.

The Police Pension Task Force met this week for the first of several collaborative meetings. The discussion was positive, frank and open as team members discussed preliminary goals and objectives in addition to touching on the issue of the 13th check.

The Fire and General Employee Task Force meetings are planned soon. This close cooperation will lay the groundwork for the necessary pension reforms and ordinance amendments that must take place in the coming year.

By adapting to the changing conditions that have developed over the past several decades, modifications to current terms will help the City of Hollywood to reduce costs and create a sustainable future path for progress, according to a statement from Hollywood.

David Volz
David Volz
David Volz has been a reporter for Hollywood Gazette since 2011 and has worked for numerous community news publications throughout South Florida over the past two decades including the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Miami Herald and South Florida Business Journal. He is a Professor in the Business department at Broward College and the editor of the Coral Springs Connection, an online community news website. He covers city government, schools, sports events, cultural activities, faith groups and workplaces.

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