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Hollidaysburg council accepts chief's retirement

July 22, 2014
By Paige Minemyer - , The Altoona Mirror

HOLLIDAYSBURG -- The Hollidaysburg Borough Council unanimously accepted the retirement of longtime police chief Jeffrey Ketner at a special meeting Tuesday night.

Ketner was put on paid leave by Mayor John Stultz Jr., said borough labor attorney David Andrews, after council's regular monthly meeting on July 10. As part of his retirement, Ketner will receive, beginning Aug. 1, a lump sum of $10,000, health insurance for 18 months and payment for his accrued sick and vacation days, according to the agreement between Ketner and borough.

Ketner will also be able to maintain ownership of his gun and gold badge, according to the agreement.

For more on this story, read Wednesday's Altoona Mirror.

Mirror Staff Writer Paige Minemyer is at 946-7535.

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