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In the year since the Philadelphia Parking Authority brought on Interim Executive Director Clarena Tolson, it’s cost-cutting and efficiency reforms are actually … working. And not just financially.
New policies prohibit nepotism and limit comp time and vacation accruals. That’s right, no more carrying over 150(!) vacation days. Also — for the first time ever — the PPA now lists its job openings on its website. Welcome to the 20th century, guys.
But of course there’s a catch here. Because you can’t drop a Democrat interim ED into an agency long controlled by Republicans, cut a bunch of comp time and not have some tension. As PlanPhilly explains, it’s complicated.