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“It forced us to make some hard decisions,” he said. “It was just a matter of having the incentive and the political will. The public was willing to back us up, where maybe 10 or 15 years ago they wouldn’t have supported us at all. It’s all about timing.”
The mayor also said there are enough city employees left with mid-to-upper seniority to ward off the possibility of a brain drain.
“You always worry about that to some extent,” he said. “But there’s still many men and women with the institutional knowledge we need.”