Topeka city council considers pay raise

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – City council members will discuss raising their pay Tuesday night.

Capital city leaders are set to gather in their chambers at 6:00 p.m. to talk about the possibility of doubling their pay for the first time since 2005.

Mayor Larry Wolgast would also cash a bigger check if the move is eventually approved.

Currently, the mayor takes home $20,000.00 a year.

Under the proposal, Wolgast would rake in $40,000.00 for his service

Council members are also to set to discuss the proposal of an ordinance that would see raises on the table every four years, preventing a lull in increasing pay.

The ordinance would allow for adjustments based on  consumer price index.

 

 

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