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Electeds take another crack at salary matrix

A salary matrix that helps place county employees in the correct role at the right pay level is something Crook County’s elected officials have been trying to put in place for years. After stalling on the previous attempt, however, department heads met with the county commissioners last week to figure out how to move forward.

“What we need to come up with, in my opinion, is the process,” began County Attorney Joe Baron.

Baron was referring to the process of determining the salary that would be appropriate for a specific role. He felt this needs to be agreed upon before the elected officials ca...