Good news for Defiance firefighters. City Council approved a new three year contract with the firefighters, that calls for annual raises on Tuesday night.
The new contract is retroactive to Jan. 1 and will run until Dec. 31, 2017. Under the terms of the new contract, raises of 2.75 percent for each of the next three years will be given. The new contract has been ratified by the firefighters union.
Also at Tuesday night’s council meeting, an ordinance authorizing a contract to rehabilitate a water treatment plant clarifier, at a cost of $33,420 was approved.