City Elected Officials Salaries Set For 2019

The Chillicothe City Council set the salaries for the City Elected officials as part of Monday’s meeting.  Any changes to the salaries would go into effect following the April Election.

The salaries for the Councilmen and Councilmen at Large are unchanged, with the salary set at $85 per meeting.

The salary for the Mayor is set at $17,307 per year, and includes and an increase equal to the cost of living increases given to city employees over the past two years (2% each year).  The Mayor is also given an increase of $10 on the per meeting pay to $85 per meeting.

The Salaries for the City Clerk and City Auditor are set at $54,905 per year, with a per meeting pay of $75.  The salary includes an increase equal to the cost of living increases given to city employees over the past two years (2% each year).

Mayor Reed Dupy felt the increase for that office was unnecessary.

Third Ward Councilman Tom Douglas disagreed.

With that, the council voted to approve the salaries as presented.

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