Quantcast
Home / The VLW Blog / A 12-year vacation?

A 12-year vacation?

Norfolk City Council has learned that an employee of its Community Services Board collected a salary and benefits for 12 years without going to work.

The identity of the employee – who has been fired – and the circumstances that allowed such absenteeism haven’t been disclosed, but City Council members said they expect to discuss them and other recent embarrassments at a retreat next month.

The disclosure follows reports about allegedly improper use of a city credit card by the commissioner of revenue and the purchase of a cell phone for a gang member by an assistant to the city manager.

One council member said such incidents are doing “serious damage” to the city’s image. The Virginian-Pilot has details.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Scroll To Top