Mayor proclaims a half day holiday for borough employees
December 13, 2018
Mayor Mark Jensen proclaimed borough employees will receive a half day holiday on Christmas Eve.
“It’s been a tradition to give the employees a half day off on Christmas Eve,” said Jensen at an assembly meeting on Nov. 19 when he made the proclamation.
During the first half of the day, borough employees continue work like every other day. It costs the borough approximately $10,000 to continue paying borough employees through the second half of the day that they take off. Although there is no borough wide Christmas party, individual departments and buildings hold Christmas parties or p...