• October 31, 2014

Killeen revamps its fleet services

New leadership, security cameras part of changes since scandal surfaced

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6 comments:

  • Eliza posted at 2:44 pm on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

    Eliza Posts: 835

    @ “That’s really enough. Whatever happened in the past is in the past,” she said. “We have new leadership, new expectations. Everybody gets a second chance.”
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    I would think those words 'everybody' would indeed include everybody. Why were only certain ones fired and certain ones allowed a 'second chance' ?
    It doesn't make good sense.
    Gonzales was accused of not fulfilling her job description, but some of the people allowed a 'second chance' admitted they stole from their employers, the people of the city . And also has placed them where they have had the added expense of having to buy cameras to make certain, the retainers will keep their promises.

    I believe the ones who have figured out how to come to all of the unfair decisions of who gets to stay, and who gets to go, need cameras on them to watch them at their own job.
    Since it looks like the ones paying all the bills Again, are getting taken advantage of.

    I believe something has been mentioned about pay raises for city workers, Will this include the ones who got the 'second chance' after stealing,and the one/s who are allowing it ?

     
  • el residente posted at 1:46 pm on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

    el residente Posts: 12

    @nulisecundus: "your Rant has nothing to do with the article, stay on subject if you can!"

    Seriously, the article is all about ethics? Maybe you should use your brain, if you can! Maybe your ID should be "NoLosClue-o's" -

    Please think before you post - so you're not just trying to control other people's posts.

    Sounds like you might be city management - trying to control what people hear. Who needs the Kardashians - when you have City of Killeen's management.

     
  • Max67 posted at 1:34 pm on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

    Max67 Posts: 63

    “We are changing the culture that you are going to see here,”

    "During an interview last week, officials said security, ethics and accountability will be priorities for the motor pool..."

    “We have new leadership, new expectations. Everybody gets a second chance.”
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    Anyone familiar w/ management and auditing knows that ethics starts at the highest level & trickles down. Unfortunately, the upper layer of management, which has been shown to be the most corrupt and lacking in ethics is still there. (No space to list all of glenn's former girl friends/employees who he paid city tax dollars to keep quiet & other self-serving expenditures of city tax dollars). The things that have come out about them through the whistleblower lawsuit are so bad that they feel the need to try to put a happy face on all this mess. Now we hear that the Asst. City Mgr. carries her own bag of dirt laundry around w/ her as well, likely why she was selected by Glenn.

    She states everyone gets a second chance, but the number of chances the city manager has already has FAR EXCEEDED two.

    The employers who were shown to have committed no wrongdoing & who the personnel hearing board ruled needed to rehired (at Glenn's refusal) were not even given a "first" chance - all because they did the right thing & spoke up about the wrongdoing.

     
  • Max67 posted at 1:33 pm on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

    Max67 Posts: 63

    In reference to, "All of the employees who did not lose their jobs after the investigation, received written warnings in February..."

    This is not correct. At least one officer who was accused of (and admitted to) stealing city resources, Watts, was only "orally counseled" because he didn't know it was against the rules. If he didn't know that, especially after KPD officially charged a previous manager for doing the same thing, who would've possibly known. The truth is he knew & John Acker, who didn't steal, told on him - so they kept the crooked cop & got rid of the nice, honest guy who has received nothing but compliments for saving city tax dollars in his 14 years of working there.

    As for: “We’re turning over every rock and making sure everything is accounted for at all times.”

    I think Glen is throwing rocks at the pile to cover up as much of his dirt as possible - as fast as he can. Careful turning over those rocks... you might uncover some of his inappropriate and illegal acts. Luckily, Glenn tells him what rocks he can turn over - so that won't happen.

     
  • nulisecundus posted at 1:22 pm on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

    nulisecundus Posts: 105

    your Rant has nothing to do with the article, stay on subject if you can!

     
  • Randy Johnson posted at 9:28 am on Sun, Jul 21, 2013.

    Randy Johnson Posts: 20

    So Ann Farris says whats in the past, is in the past. So I guess Glenn and his extramarital affairs are nixed. What about Anns affair with the former Deputy Manager Dave Hall? I guess that was in the past too..

     

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