Police, fire layoffs averted in Findlay

FINDLAY (WTOL) - On Thursday, May 7 a contract agreement was reached between the City of Findlay and the firefighters. On Friday, an agreement was reached between the city of Findlay and the police union.

In both cases, concession contracts had to be agreed upon to make up for a budget deficit.

In both cases, the contract agreement happened before the layoffs. A total of 11 fire firefighters were spared pink slips and 11 police officers.

Read more from our media partner the Findlay Courier.