Richmond to spend $1.4 Million on bike race in Overtime

Richmond is expecting to have to pay its employees $1,400,000 in overtime to its employees to work the World Road Race Chapmionship in September. The majority of the OT money will be going towards law enforcement officers while the remaining funding will be going towards other preventative services (medical and fire). The city is already paying around $2,000,000 to have the race located here. However, despite the over 3 million dollar cost, it is expected to raise over $129,000,000 for the entire region.

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