Republicans Boyd, Bankston, Fairbanks Side With Democrats For Personal Pay Increases

Hamilton County Commissioners Clash Over A Resolution That, If It Becomes State Law, Would Allow Commissioners To Set Their Own Salaries With Only 5 Votes In Favor.

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“Sneaky Six” Secretly Work to Raise Pay on Hamilton County Commission Instead of Voting Publicly

Six Hamilton County Commissioners Have Signed An Act That, Once Passed, Will Allow Them To Vote For Their Own Pay Raises.

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Mackey Pushes For Commissioner Pay Raises Amid Pandemic; Faces Fire From Other Commissioners

At first glance, the act appears fairly benign but it could mean that the Commissioners will be receiving pay raises this year, and on a different scale, possibly higher than they have in previous years.

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Commissioners Concerned About Additional $20,000 Daily Expense For Housing More Inmates

“This is $44,000 resolution for 200 beds. A one-time capital expense. But the addition of 200 extra people into Silverdale at current expense rates is a $20,000 daily reoccurring expense. Every day these 200 beds cost us $20,000 in perpetuity. That’s a major expense.”

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