A cluster of flowers and a check of roughly 100 Danish kroner.
This is what municipal employees in Hillerød, denmark can look forward to in gratuity for their great efforts during the coronakrisen, has the municipality's city council decided.
- the Proposal is something that I have spoken with the executive board about, because there are many around who have had to work under other terms than they have been accustomed to, " says mayor Kirsten Jensen (S) to the sn.dk.
Among other things, schools and kindergartens are among the jobs that receive the city's thanks. The money, which they receive on a check, however, is earmarked for a social event such as cake, lunch or grants for a dinner.
- We have loosely set a amount, but it will be up to the individual workplace, exactly what it will be used on, explains the mayor.
According to the sn.dk cost gift-giveriet 440.000 dollars from kommunekassen. And it could neither Conservatives, the New Civic or the radical back-up,
- We do not think it is reasonable to allocate extra money out of kommunekassen, who are already hard-press, " says Jørgen Suhr (R).
- It is an example of how sometimes you try to top-down government. It here must come from the leaders locally instead of from the mayor or even worse kommunaldirektøren. It should not be dictated from the city council, says Morten Bille from the new Civic.