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Wednesday, July 24, 2013 8:49 PM

City awaiting compensation study

By DOUG CARDER, Herald Senior Writer

Ottawa city commissioners are several weeks away from learning how the city’s compensation packages stack up against other municipalities and private-sector employers in the region.

City employees have completed job analysis questionnaires, which have been forwarded to St. Louis-based CBIZ Human Capital Services, Melissa Fairbanks, the city’s human resources director, told city commissioners Monday. The city contracted with CBIZ in late March to conduct a comprehensive compensation study for $30,250.

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