Staff ReportNewsWest 9
MIDLAND - The uneasy economy has the City of Midland putting their foot down on new hires.
The Midland City Council voted to implement a hiring freeze on all departments including the Police and Fire Departments.
The Tall City's sales tax revenue remains strong, despite being on a downward trend for the last six months.
City officials say the freeze shouldn't affect public safety.The Police Department has been able to hire additional officers.