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Commissioners recommend wage increase for 2013


County commissioners approved a resolution at Monday’s meeting for a general wage increase for county employees during 2013.

    The increase of $2,000 a year for full-time and elected officials and $1,000 for part-time employees will be paid in equal quarterly installments under the commissioners’ plan. County commissioners and council members will be considered part-time.

    “Our employees have not received any wage increases for five years,” said Commissioner Larry Miller. “It’s time we do something about this.”