OBERLIN — Being in two places at one time is not an easy feat. Yet Oberlin City Manager Eric Norenberg managed to do just that — at least on paper.
Norenberg worked out a deal with city officials in
As a result, Norenberg received more than $10,000 in extra pay from
Norenberg, who is making $100,000 as Oberlin city manager, started his gig in
Reaching that magic date made him eligible to receive a lump sum payment of $10,207 from a now-defunct stability pay program, which is offered to
“It’s not really a bonus,” Norenberg said. “It’s not designed to keep veteran employees from leaving for higher-paying jobs. I know because that wasn’t the case with me. It was designed to attract highly skilled employees to the city with adequate compensation and, in that regard, it has done very well for the city.”
“We do not have a policy against such deals. Plus, we are legally obligated to pay for any accrued time,” said Donna Salami,
Norenberg landed on the
“In my 20-plus years in
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