Ohio township trustee proposes cap on fire personnel spending
Fire department overtime expenses rose 11 percent last year over 2010
By Amelia Robinson
The Dayton Daily News
BEAVERCREEK TWP., Ohio — Beavercreek Twp. trustee has proposed a cap he hopes will curtail fire department overtime expenses he says have spiraled out of control. Costs rose 11 percent last year over 2010.
"I am looking to bring consistency and bring accountability," said Trustee Dan Paxson, a former firefighter. "What I am trying to do is manage how time is managed."