Donovan says they had to go back to the arbitration board to clarify the language. He said there was a limited time before payout and “we wanted that lifted. The restrictions on the in-line-of-duty death were lifted.”
Donovan says the association expects to sign the contract this week.
Quinte News reached out to the city for comment.
Human Resources Manager Tim Osborne says there were a few “housekeeping glitches” that had to be cleared up and he expects a signed contract, probably Tuesday.