County unofficially adopts salary matrix for employees
July 23, 2020
After several years of discussion, the county commissioners have made use of a pay scale matrix developed by elected officials to scrutinize wage increases for this year’s budget. This met with a surprised but positive reaction during last week’s budget hearing.
It became evident that the matrix had been used when County Attorney Joe Baron questioned a salary increase built into the budget for one employee.
“It doesn’t even look like that was requested,” he said.
Commissioner Jeanne Whalen responded that the board had spoken with the department head and some of the increase is se...