Jul 28, 2014
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Horan Appointed to $98K Position with Hempstead Town

Pat Horan is now the town's engineering helper.

Pat Horan, the former director of the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter, has been appointed to a new position within the town.

The town confirmed Friday with Patch that Horan's new title is engineering helper and her salary will be $97,959.

Horan was reassigned to the Department of General Services in March of 2011 after a nearly 20-year-old YouTube video surfaced depicting employees making obscene gestures, handling a kitten and saying “kill the kitty."

At the time of her reassignment, Horan was earning $92,491 in her position. The new salary is a monetary increase of more than 5 percent.

According to Newsday [paid link]:

The town board approved a resolution Tuesday to formally make Horan an engineering helper, a noncompetitive civil service post that doesn't require an exam. The appointment was retroactive to May 23.

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