City of Norman to lay off 24 employees in June
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - The city manager in Norman says the city is
laying off 24 employees and may eliminate 12 vacant positions
because of a budget shortfall.
City Manager Steve Lewis confirmed the layoffs Monday. He said
the employees were told Friday that June 3 will be their final day.
Lewis says the city is facing a $9 million budget shortfall and
the cuts will save about $1.7 million before benefits payouts and
Lewis says the city has about 800 employees with an annual
payroll of nearly $50 million.