West Chester Board of Trustees approves new contract for firefighters

WEST CHESTER, OH (FOX19) - The West Chester Township Board of Trustees approved a three-year contract with fire lieutenants and firefighters represented by the IAFF.

The new contract affects 57 full-time fire lieutenants and firefighters and will provide an annual 2.5 percent cost of living increase in each year of the agreement. The increases represent an annual compounded cost of about $155,000.

The contract with the West Chester IAFF expired at the end of last year. The fire department continues to remain within the means of a levy approved by voters in 2006.

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