Having voted 4-3 to terminate the employment of former City Manager James Fisher, the Forney City Council has now entered into a seven page Severance and General Release Agreement which provides Fisher with a lump sum payment of $213,928.00.
James Fisher worked for the City of Forney from July 27, 2016 until September 5, 2017; exactly one year, one month and nine days, or 405 days in total.
The taxpayers of Forney will now pay Fisher a full year’s salary $167,500.00 along with a $20,064.72 payment for life, health, dental, short and long term disability benefits and a $10,312.42 payment for earned sick and vacation time.
A public document, the Fisher Severance and General Release Agreement is attached below for taxpayer review.
Many taxpayers may find special interest in paragraphs #4a Release and Waiver of Rights, #8 Non-Disparagement and #13 Breach.