Fired CLE Water Dept. employees ranged from meter readers to unit leader, spouses

Fired CLE Water Dept. employees ranged from meter readers to unit leader, spouses

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The City of Cleveland has released the names and positions of nine employees within the Department of Public Utilities/Division of Water who were terminated for violations stated within the City of Cleveland's Civil Service Rules, Ethics Policy and Progressive Discipline Policy.

In each case, the city found evidence that the employee had not been not paying for water provided by the Division of Water. The nine employees range from husband and wife, relatives of each other, or those unrelated.

The positions of workers terminated are listed as:

  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Water Pipe Repairman
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Meter Reader
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Meter Reader
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Sr. Personnel Assistant
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Stock Clerk
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Radio Dispatcher
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Customer Service Representative
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Principal Clerk
  • style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">Water Pipe Repair Unit Leader

Cleveland 19 News reporter Scott Taylor first reported the investigation and firings of 4 employees back in March. An internal investigation was launched and 5 other employees were fired between March and April 2016.

Here's the full listing of terminated employees, their positions and termination dates.

REGINALD PEOPLES            

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

WATER PIPE REPAIRMAN

(Husband of Flozell Peoples per termination letter provided to Cleveland 19)

TERMINATED – 4/16/29

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

NANCY MINEFEE

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**METER READER

TERMINATED 3/16/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

LASHONDA CROWDER                 

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**METER READER

TERMINATED 3/16/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Neglect or willful damage of public property

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

FLOZELL PEOPLES            

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**SR. PERSONNEL ASSISTANT

(Wife of Reginald Peoples, who was also terminated per termination letter provided to Cleveland 19)

TERMINATED 4/29/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

CHERONDA ROBINSON

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER POLLUTION

**STOCK CLERK

TERMINATED 4/29/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

DONALD GLOWACKI

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**RADIO DISPATCHER

(Relative of Anita Glowacki, listed as same address in the termination letter provided to Cleveland 19)

TERMINATED 4/8/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Neglect or willful damage of public property

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

ANITA GLOWACKI

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**CUSTOMER SERVICE REP

(LIVES AT SAME RESIDENCE AT DONALD GLOWACKI WHO WAS ALSO TERMINATED)

TERMINATED 4/8/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Neglect or willful damage of public property

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

JOANNA EVERETT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**PRINCIPAL CLERK

TERMINATED 3/16/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Neglect or willful damage of public property

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

TIMOTHY READING

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC UTILITIES/DIVISION OF WATER

**WATER PIPE REPAIR UNIT LEADER

TERMINATED 3/30/16

-Neglect of duty

-Conduct unbecoming an employee in public service

-Fraudulent conduct

-Neglect or willful damage of public property

-Disorderly, immoral or unethical conduct while on duty

-Willful violation of any provisions of law governing the civil service of the city of rules or regulations of the commissions

-For other failure of good behavior which is detrimental to service, or for any other act of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasane in office

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