Finance Committee To Look At County Bonuses

Posted: April 23, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Benton County’s Personnel Committee voted 4-1 Monday to send proposed employee bonuses on to the county’s Finance Committee.

At A Glance

Proposed Salary Adjustment

Benton County’s elected officials proposed a “nonrecurring salary adjustment” for county employees. Under the plan presented by the elected officials, the 486 employees hired before Jan. 1, 2012, will receive $1,125. The 109 employees hired between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2012, will receive $875 and the 18 employees hired between Jan. 1 and March 31, 2013 will receive $250. The bonuses will cost the county $808,281, with $527,222.91 coming from the General Fund reserves. The salary adjustments would increase the county’s General Fund budget by 1.9 percent.

Source: Staff Report

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