LONG TIME TO WAIT FOR RAISE

A 3 PERCENT raise, after a 20-year wait, may not look like much.

RICHMOND – For the first time in 20 years, the Ray County Salary Commission granted officeholders, meaning themselves, a pay increase.

Consisting of county officeholders, the Salary Commission focused on linking the 3 percent increase they granted to themselves to a 3 percent increase they plan to pay county employees in 2020. The rare move is contingent upon the county having enough money to cover the anticipated pay increases.

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