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Zim questions city raises
Monday, May 18, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano
Arguing that “it does not make sense to raise all base wages in City government by more than 3.5 times the prevailing median wage increases in this region, especially when 70% of the current municipal jobs are at, or above, market rates already,” City Council Member Don Zimmerman put forth a proposition to instead increase the pay of nonsworn city employees by 0.801 percent, not 3.5 percent. You can read his resolution, which does not appear to have any co-sponsors, here.