Commissioners debate salary increases for city, EDA director

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By Becky Barnes

In the early stages of the City of Cynthiana’s budget discussions, city clerk Charleen McIlvain was told to budget a cost of living raise for all city employees.

A cost of living raise will amount to an additional $82,608 for the next fiscal year. 

McIlvain was also asked to figure a 50-cent across the board raise. That would equal an additional $131,376 from the city coffers.

At a special meeting last week, commissioners suggested that the lower number be considered with the opportunity to raise that before the budgeting process was over.

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