Oak Forest Fire Department Undergoes ...

Oak Forest Fire Department Undergoes Reorganization

There are 5 comments on the Patch.com story from Jul 12, 2014, titled Oak Forest Fire Department Undergoes Reorganization. In it, Patch.com reports that:

In recent weeks, the Oak Forest Fire Department has undertaken several managerial changes to facilitate continued operational effectiveness as a result of former Fire Chief Terry Lipinski's retirement and the ongoing legal issues facing former Deputy Fire Chief Charles Sopko.

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Since: May 14

Matteson, IL

#1 Jul 15, 2014
Smartest thing was to promote from within
WONDERING

Chicago, IL

#2 Jul 15, 2014
Because he was appointed by the Mayor, couldn't he have been suspended and we would've been exempt from payment of an appointed deputy chief salary ? Seems by Mayor's demotion action he goes back to union contract protection he didn't deserve by nature of " an appointed deputy position" ?
SmartCookie

Oak Forest, IL

#3 Jul 17, 2014
yea. smartest thing was to promote from within. But, I've heard they have much better candidates in house who were bypassed in the name of politics as usual.
Not too smart

Manhattan, IL

#4 Jul 18, 2014
You heard wrong. Two great guys got well deserved promotions. They will do great.

No politics for once. Good job Mayor.

Now go back to searching divorce records Pat.
Think so

United States

#5 Aug 5, 2014
So you think the Chief is a stand up guy? Sure was when he cheated with the poc ff wasn't he? Doesn't the City have rules about supervisors dating subordinates? Can't wait until they break up and she files sexual harassment charges against the City.
Not too smart wrote:
You heard wrong. Two great guys got well deserved promotions. They will do great.
No politics for once. Good job Mayor.
Now go back to searching divorce records Pat.

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