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City Manager Joe Hines’ proposal, put before city council during budget talks Monday, to add four more days to the list of paid holidays provided to municipal employees will allow it to keep up with other governmental entities offering their workers more days off.When compared to the county or other cities, Lamesa’s municipal employees don’t get as many holidays, Hines said.The city’s current calendar only allows for eight holidays, while Dawson County employees enjoy 13 holidays.“Extra holidays, I have no problem with it,” said Mayor Josh Stevens. “If and only if we can handle our garbage department. They (taxpayers) are ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331