User Login    
 + Register
News : Grundy County Salary Commission To Meet
Posted by Randy on 2013/10/24 10:39:12 (352 reads) News by the same author

The Grundy County Salary Commission meets next Tuesday afternoon to determine compensation for county office positions when those offices have new terms beginning in 2015.

Click to see original Image in a new window

The offices are Prosecuting Attorney, which currently is at $45,000, County Clerk, which currently has a salary of $38,000, and Presiding Commissioner, which currently is at $27,000. Those office positions are up for election next year.

Salaries for elected officials in Grundy County already are at 100% of the base amount related to assessed valuation.

Grundy County is a 3rd Class county, with salaries based on assessed valuations between $100,000,000 and $131,000,000. Assessed valuation in Grundy County this year is slightly over $120,500,00---a long way from the amount needed to increase salaries using the 100% percent base.

The Grundy County Salary Commission meets every 2 years---the year before some of the county offices are up for election. When the salary commission last met in 2011, members, on a 4 to 3 vote, approved a motion to leave the salaries at the existing amounts. That meant no pay increase for the offices that had elections last year to determine who would hold those positions when the new terms began this year.

It was noted a cost of living increase---also called a cola--could be implemented to boost salaries. However, the motion approved in November of 2011 was to make no changes in the compensation.

The salaries for offices in Grundy County that had new terms beginning earlier this year are the Sheriff at $42,000; the Assessor, Collector-Treasurer, and Public Administrator, all at $38,000; Associate Commissioners slightly over $25,000; and the Coroner at $11,000.

There are 10 members on the Salary Commission. They are the County Commissioners, County Clerk, Collector-Treasurer, Assessor, Prosecuting Attorney, Public Administrator, and Coroner. The person elected chairman of the Salary Commission does not vote, except to break ties.

Not affected by the Salary Commission are the Associate Circuit Court judge and the Circuit Clerk because they are state-paid positions.

The Grundy County Salary Commission meets next Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the County Commissioners room.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article

Other articles
2015/11/27 6:40:00 - Minnesota Hunter Bags Unicorn Buck
2015/11/27 4:20:00 - Homeless Man Beaten Outside Gas Station In April Dies
2015/11/27 4:15:06 - What Happened When I Took My Spoiled Kid To A Homeless Shelter
2015/11/27 4:03:23 - Dentists Recount Strangest Things Found In Patients' Mouths
2015/11/27 4:00:00 - Planned Parenthood Considering All Legal Options To Continue Abortions At Columbia Clinic
2015/11/27 3:53:22 - November Firearms Deer Season Ends With Harvest Of 189,938
2015/11/25 14:20:00 - Police Seek Help Finding Grain Valley Fugitive
2015/11/25 12:30:05 - 11 Earthquakes Strike SE Missouri Overnight
2015/11/25 12:00:00 - Trenton Woman, Rescued In Monday Fire, Passes Away In Hospital
2015/11/25 11:14:43 - Mizzou Women Beat SIUE 75-46, Move to 5-0
2015/11/25 10:57:47 - Northwestern Holds Off Missouri 67-62 In CBE Classic
2015/11/25 10:50:00 - Lady Bulldogs Ride Richman's 22 Points To First Win Of Season
2015/11/25 10:36:32 - Gilman City Girls Open With Road Win Against Osborn
2015/11/25 10:26:54 - Chillicothe Routs Penney In Girls Season Opener
2015/11/25 10:20:00 - Princeton Splits Season Openers At North Harrison
2015/11/25 9:30:00 - Trenton Goes Overtime In Season-Opening Win Over East Buchanan
2015/11/25 8:56:26 - Mizzou Facing Image Crisis After Racial Issues, Upheaval
2015/11/25 8:26:05 - Two Charged With Murder After Man Found Dead Near Branson
2015/11/25 7:35:35 - North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees Meeting Report
2015/11/25 6:38:42 - Cameron Regional Medical Center Announces Awards Scholarships
2015/11/25 6:29:52 - 37th Annual Eagle Days at Squaw Creek Refuge To Be Held Dec. 5 & 6
2015/11/25 6:10:00 - Grundy County To Receive New Voting Equipment
2015/11/25 5:46:26 - Woman Identified In Monday Fire
2015/11/25 5:37:58 - Two Teens Injured, One Arrested In Accident Near Milan
2015/11/25 4:21:31 - Authorities Identify Victims, Alleged Shooter In Moberly Area Murder-Suicide
2015/11/25 4:18:02 - Grandfather Who Let 8-Year-Old Drive In Fatal Crash Had DUI, Drug History
2015/11/25 4:08:39 - A Rainy Thanksgiving And Potentially Slick Black Friday Morning For Missouri
2015/11/25 3:57:16 - Livingston County Sheriff Investigation Results In Conviction
2015/11/25 3:49:18 - I-29 Traffic Stop Nets 60 Pounds Of Marijuana
2015/11/24 15:28:17 - NCMC Men Fall To .500 With Hard Fought Road Loss

Bookmark this article at these sites


Listen to KTTN-FM