Roanoke City Council to finalize 10 percent pay raise - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Roanoke City Council finalizes 10 percent pay raise

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3:15 p.m.

Council voted 4-to-3 to raise its pay effective July 1, 2014.

The yeas were Bowers, Trinkle, Bestpitch and Price.

The nays were Ferris, Lea and Rosen.

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Roanoke City Council is set to finalize its ten percent pay increase at this afternoon's regular meeting inside council chambers.

A vote of 4-to-3 for the pay increase two weeks forced one more vote, or second reading, on the issue.

If the proposal is passed, the mayor's salary will go to $22,000

The vice mayor's salary will increase to $18,216.

A seat on city council will earn $17,116 annually.

Watch WSLS at 5 to see the outcome of the vote.

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