Delaware County short public defenders, officers, 911 dispatchers

MUNCIE, Ind. — Supervisors from an assortment of Delaware County offices arrived to the regular regular Delaware County Council meeting Tuesday to check with for funds transfers into extra time budgets and to convey aggravation about the absence job candidates for open positions in area government.

“We are having difficulties to uncover people,” said Fred Cummings, county 911 director.

Cummings arrived to council to get acceptance for quite a few changes in his department, including combining two positions at the dispatch place of work into one and transferring $60,000 from salaries into overtime for dispatchers. 

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He reported the division has been short six positions with $105,000 in additional time paid out so considerably this yr. When thoroughly staffed, 911 dispatch employs 37 people.