Numb and Number: Dollars to Doughnuts Edition

$2.7M
Year-end 2016 deficit in Ottawa police operations budget, inflated by insurance and legal settlements, and “several costly and unexpected member retirements.”

$320K
Approximate golden handshake to OPS Spt. Mike Flanagan, who retired effective Dec. 31.

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3 comments on “Numb and Number: Dollars to Doughnuts Edition
  1. Patrick60 says:

    Dough nut ask what Ottawa can do for you, but what you can do for Ottawa.

  2. daveS says:

    Never mind the Fire Department.

  3. daveS says:

    Do I hear a higher number?

    “Bordeleau also tabled the 2016 financial report, which revealed a $6-million deficit.
    The chief said the majority of that – $3.7 million – “is associated with tax rate the city imposed, so that is not something controlled by the police service.”
    Another $2.1 million is attributed to payments made in the settlements of several civil cases, and an increase in early retirements.” The Petfinder March 27, 2017 8:07 PM EDT

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