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Austin Fleet Manager to Retire

Gerry Calk, fleet services director for the City of Austin, Texas, has announced that he will retire. His last work day is Dec. 30.

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Ore. City Deploys Fleet for Leaf Cleanup

The City of Hillsboro, Ore., is preparing for the seasonal weather ahead with its leaf pickup program for the fall and winter. Through the program, the city picks up about 4,500 to 4,700 cubic yards of leaf mulch every year, weighing more than 1.8 million pounds.

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GM Adds Southeast, West Fleet Sales Regions

General Motors is expanding its sales and service team for commercial and government fleets by appointing regional directors for the Southeast and West regions.

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Inmate Fleet Worker Caught Stealing County Vehicle

The Polk County, Fla., Sheriff’s Office has apprehended an inmate who escaped with a fleet vehicle while at his assigned work location at the county vehicle maintenance facility.

The City of Tampa fleet management “dream team” consists of (l-r): Arturo Betty, John Daff, Earl Gant, Dick Guerra, Connie White-Arnold, Jeff Hajdu, Kevin Koudela, and Gary Stewart. Photo courtesy of City of Tampa

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More Opportunities Than Challenges at Tampa

The City of Tampa, Fla., fleet has hit its stride, with a staff consisting of a dream team, support from department heads, and an interim fleet manager keen on networking with neighboring fleets.

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Federal Judge Blocks Overtime Exemption Changes

A federal judge has issued an injunction, blocking the Department of Labor's proposed changes to the rules governing overtime. If passed, the changes would have extended overtime to 4.2 million employees.

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Overtime Exemption Changes in Late 2016

New changes to the rules governing overtime from the Department of Labor will impact 4.2 million employees and have particularly negative effects on small businesses, non-profits, and small local governments.

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City Should Hire Fleet Superintendent, Study Advises

An efficiency study of the City of Pekin, Ill., recommended the city create a fleet superintendent position to consolidate all the duties performed by other departments.

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Ga. Fleet Employee Sentenced in Theft Case

A former City of Augusta, Ga., fleet administrative assistant has been sentenced to four years in prison followed by six years on probation after she pleaded no contest to stealing $66,000 from the city.

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Agile Launches Fleet Savings Assessment Tool

Agile Access Control, Inc. (Agile) announced a new, proprietary fleet savings assessment tool that identifies hundreds of thousands of dollars in potential savings for government, university, utility, and other fleets.

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