Saturday, April 21, 2012

Part-time maintenance workers hired for Seymour parks

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent
SEYMOUR — The town’s parks, which officials said are in need of some serious sprucing up, will finally be getting a mini-facelift.
A lack of maintenance and a manpower shortage have left the various parks, including French Memorial Park and Gary Park, in need of some TLC. So the Board of Selectmen voted this week to hire four, part-time seasonal employees to get the parks in shape for spring and summer.
The employees, who will earn $15 an hour, will come on board May 1 and work through August, according to First Selectman Kurt Miller. They will work with the Parks Department in conjunction with the Public Works Department. About $20,000 has been allocated for the work.

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