Middletown Task Force Recommends Merging Departments To Save Money

Source: Shawn R. Beals, Hartford Courant, May 15, 2012

The Mayor’s Task Force on Efficiency in Government has recommended the merger of five city hall departments, and the use of employee performance reviews, as ways to cut costs….The task force recommended: merging the information systems and tax assessor departments into the finance department; merging the personnel, legal and human resources departments; transferring the arts office and building division into the planning department; transferring the parks division and parking department into the public works department; and merging the senior services and recreation departments….

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