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News - August 9, 2006

Carpenter: Pension costs unsustainable

• Fire board member Peter Carpenter calls on the public to comment on the growing problem of pension costs.

by Renee Batti

A Menlo Park Fire Protection District board member who wants to revamp the district's pension commitments to its future firefighters has successfully pushed to have such contract issues aired at a public board meeting, even as closed-door contract negotiations are in full swing.

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