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County electeds secure pay increase

Crook County’s elected officials are set to see a significant salary increase for the first time in many years. The county commission has approved raises across the board to ensure that those individuals elected to serve the county are paid at a rate that better matches inflation and is more competitive with similar roles in surrounding communities and private industry.

According to the resolution, salaries for elected officials were last raised four years ago by $1700. In the time since, non-elected county employees have received cost of living raises of 9% plus a one-time $3600 premium pay d...

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