Mad River Twp. trustees hire 12 new employees, give raises

Twelve hires were made by the Mad River Twp. trustees Friday morning during a special meeting and the trustees voted to give every employee at the firehouse a $1-an-hour raise.

Mad River Twp. Fire and EMS lost 12 experienced employees Monday and Tuesday this week to a mass exodus following the announcement that no changes in fire leadership were going to take place.

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The trustees met during a special meeting called to discuss personnel and compensation. They called the meeting to order at around 7:40 a.m. and promptly went into executive session.

The executive session lasted about 40 minutes before the trustees reentered the meeting and voted to approve 12 applications.

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