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Guelph continues improving fleet management and operations

Guelph, ON, June 25, 2014 – On Monday, Guelph City Council received a report showing how the City has improved fleet performance, regulatory compliance and driver safety since conducting an audit of fleet operations last year. Of the audit’s 20 recommendations, 16 have been completed and two more—the City’s fleet policy and driver handbook—are well underway. “Our drivers must continue being diligent to ensure their own safety, and the safety of others out there on the road,” said Derek McCaughan, Executive Director of Operations Transit and Emergency Services. “As expected, hiring a Driver Safety Trainer made a very positive impact. We’ve made great progress since last year, and we’ll continue working to ensure effective and consistent fleet management practices across the organization.” The City requested… Continue reading Guelph continues improving fleet management and operations

Guelph’s CAO calls for overhaul of overtime system to make City more efficient

Guelph, ON, November 12, 2013 – Guelph’s Chief Administrative Officer has come out with a hard-hitting report in response to findings in an internal audit report about the City’s overtime practices. That report, along with the overtime audit and City management’s full response, was sent to Councillors this afternoon in advance of next Tuesday’s Audit Committee meeting. The audit—which was called for by the City’s Audit Committee and fully endorsed by management—finds that while some City departments manage overtime well, it is inconsistently administered in others. It also finds transparent reporting of overtime is lacking, and that employee behaviour with regard to overtime is—in some cases—inconsistent with corporate values. The CAO is calling for an overhaul of the City’s overtime system, and for action in… Continue reading Guelph’s CAO calls for overhaul of overtime system to make City more efficient