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County moves ahead with pay policy

Months of work and discussion have culminated in a proposed new salary policy for the county. If approved, the Crook County Compensation Plan will alter the way in which employee salaries and raises are determined.

After taking time to review the new policy, the county commissioners plan to hold a public hearing on April 5 at 2:30 p.m., at which time they will consider whether to adopt it.

A salary matrix that helps place employees in the correct role at the right pay level is something elected officials have been trying to put in place for years. Many conversations have been held about the in...