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County heads dispute salary cap


Concerns were raised at Monday’s County Commissioners meeting about inequities regarding maximum raises and salary caps.

This has created a difference in wages offered across county departments.

“There’s a difference in wages being paid for clerical staff,” Diane Scott, county treasurer, said. “One county official the last two years gave their staff 60 cent raises when the rest of us were given documents telling us to figure raises at 50 cents.”

Clear policy is also needed regarding salary caps.

“There is a lot of confusion about the maximum wage,” Scott said. “They all ne...

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