Madison County Board Supports Officials' Raises 4 Employees Seek $10,000 Pay Hike

By Charles Bosworth Jr. Of The Post-Dispatch | St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO), May 1, 1996 | Go to article overview

Madison County Board Supports Officials' Raises 4 Employees Seek $10,000 Pay Hike


Charles Bosworth Jr. Of The Post-Dispatch, St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)


With a proposal for a one-time, big raise of almost $10,000 next year, four of Madison County's elected officials are trying to reclaim their positions near the top of the pay scale.

The auditor, circuit clerk, recorder of deeds and coroner won support Tuesday from the County Board's finance and personnel committees for raises that would stop a slide toward the lower end of the scale for department heads and others. The proposal would bring the salaries to $62,000 next year from $52,416 now and provide yearly increments that would take them to $69,742 by the year 2000.

The full County Board must vote on the proposal May 15. It affects the offices to be filled in the election in November. The officials seeking re-election and higher salaries are Auditor Fred Bathon, Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci, Recorder of Deeds Daniel Donohoo and Coroner Dallas Burke.

The committees also voted to recommend a raise for the board chairman to $60,000 from $46,558, rejecting a suggestion of increasing it to $50,000. Vice Chairman Herbert "Junior" Milton said the bigger raise was justified in light of the raises proposed for the others Tuesday.

Chairman Nelson Hagnauer of Granite City, who has been ill, was not at the meeting.

The committee also recommended bringing to $9,500 from $8,500 the salaries for the 14 board members who will be elected in November. The other half of the members, elected two years ago, already are paid that much.

State's Attorney William R. Haine presented the four officials' call for higher salaries, even though he is not affected because his pay of $96,837 is set by state law. …

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