Handed “a difficult and joyless project” six months ago to secure a longshot federal grant to cover expensive health care costs, a city worker managed to haul in not just the $68,000 sought but an extra $85,000 in additional cash.
City Comptroller Glenn Klocko said one of his assistants, Jodi McGrane, showed an unusual amount of persistence and innovation and worked hard to bring in the money. Klocko said McGrane was asked to try to secure reimbursements for health care costs through the Early Retiree Reimbursement Act.
“Jodi took on the challenge,” Klocko said, and pulled together all sorts of information from many sources to apply for the cash. Click here for the full story.
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