Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Robust Local Economy Allows for City to Budget Pay Raises

Lafayette's city council has passed a city budget that provides city employees with a three percent raise, the largest in 12 years. Says Mayor Tony Roswarski, “We’re a growing community. [City employees] work very hard. We ask more and more out of them. We continue to do more with less. We think they’ve earned a three percent raise.” The budget also include some new positions, including five police officers and a building inspector. Good to know our community's finances are, under democratic administration, healthy enough that we can reward those who serve us. Read more from WLFI here.