WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - A long-time Mansfield city employee has been fired. }}" />

   
 
 
Mansfield 911 Dispatching Operations Supervisor Fired

Story By: Greg Heindel

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 3/27/2013

A long-time Mansfield city employee has been fired.

Kay Hughes worked in the 911 dispatching center for 28 years, reaching the position of Operations Supervisor, before being let go this week.

Service-Safety Director Lori Cope would not disclose the reason, other than to imply it was due to deteriorating job performance. 

Hughes is 17 months short of being eligible for public employee retirement benefits.

Cope is recommending her to other dispatching centers. 

Mansfield has 11 dispatchers after a new one was recently hired, and two more are being trained, to at least get closer to the full staff of 17.

The city is trying to hire a new dispatching operations supervisor from within, but is also advertising the position to the public.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The rape and kidnapping trial of a Mansfield man begins in Richland County Common Pleas Court. Full Story
Image1 The Spirit of Ability Award was given to a deserving Ohio woman this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Full Story
 
Image1 Law enforcement officers and safe communities group members gathered Friday at the Kehoe Center in Shelby for a media panel discussion. Full Story
Image1 Sixty-seven, five and six-year- olds have the education they'll need to lead long, safe lives. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

67 Children Graduate From Ontario Safety Town

Mansfield adult ed offering free GED classes

Lexington Blueberry Festival 5K is August 16

Pioneer welcome week Aug. 12 - 14

More News