Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

By Zach Spadt
Pine Bluffs Post 

Town freezes employee wages


Zach Spadt/Pine Bluffs Post

Pine Bluffs Mayor William Shain discusses budget concerns and freezing the wages of town employees at last Monday's meeting of the Pine Bluffs Town Council.

Pine Bluffs town employees will not receive their annual 3 percent cost of living raises for the 2017 fiscal year, which begins July 1 and continues through June 30, 2017.

Instead, provided the town receives adequate revenue, town employees will receive one-time bonus checks equivalent to 3 percent of their annual income at the end of the fiscal year.

The measure is a part of the proposed 2017 fiscal year budget which passed second reading Monday. It must pass a third and final reading to take effect.

The freeze is the result of Gov. Matt Mead's request that Wyoming municipalities cut th...

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