by Pat Loeb
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Parking Authority Board has approved spending $40,000 dollars on a consultant to review its personnel policies.READ MORE: Wilbin De-La-Rosa Arrested For Deadly Hit-And-Run In Kensington, Police Say
Tuesday’s board action is part of the ongoing fall-out from sexual harassment complaints against its disgraced former executive director.
Acting executive director Clarena Tolson made immediate changes to sexual harassment policy when she took over the Authority from Vince Fenerty, but she says the consultant will do a complete review.READ MORE: Justin Bieber, Lil Baby, Megan Thee Stallion To Headline Philadelphia's Made In America Festival
“To make sure that we are in compliance with all rules and laws that may be applicable, but that we are also bench-marking ourselves against other places to make sure that we’re competitive,” she said.
The Authority employs more than a thousand people, many of them hired because of connections to the Republican party.
Tolson has said professionalizing the workforce is one of her key goals.MORE NEWS: Frankie Lane Wanted For Allegedly Stabbing, Killing Girlfriend Inside Hard Rock Hotel Room In Atlantic City
In other action, the Board approved installing electric charging stations at four downtown garages and increasing the number available at the airport.