The Utah Transit Authority board voted Wednesday to terminate President and CEO Jerry Benson effective May 7. The move was part of the restructuring of the agency mandated by the Utah Legislature under SB136.
Benson is collecting nine months of severance pay after his unexpected termination without cause.
One of the state lawmakers behind the law overhauling the Utah Transit Authority said he wants to stop Benson from receiving what should be more than $205,500 that he wouldn't have been entitled to had he resigned or retired.
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