Mayor Recommends Raises For Fayetteville Workers

Aldermen To Consider Increase Next Week

Posted: February 26, 2014 at 5 a.m.

More than 700 city employees will get bigger paychecks beginning April 4 if aldermen approve 2014 raises next week.

Meeting Information

Fayetteville City Council

The Fayetteville City Council is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Room 219 of the City Administration Building, 113 W. Mountain St. On the agenda:

• A nearly 4 percent pay increase for more than 700 employees

• A resolution expressing the City Council's intent to sell a strip of land on the east side of a planned parking deck to the nonprofit group, Partners for Better Housing, for work force housing

• A set of ordinance changes aimed at promoting urban agriculture

• A plan to pave or reseal 8.2 miles of streets and build 6.1 miles of sidewalk in 2014

• A $406,000 contract with McGoodwin, Williams and Yates to design improvements to the city's Recycling and Trash Collection facility on Happy Hollow Road

• An $83,000 contract with Crafton Tull & Associates to design improvements to the Lake Fayetteville Softball Complex.

Source: Staff Report

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