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administrators in Rossford have been discussing pay raises for awhile, but now
they may leave the decision in the hands of voters.
new ordinance will be read at Rossford City Council next month. If approved,
the ordinance would put a measure on the ballot for Rossford voters to approve
a raise for city council and the mayor.
been over 20 years since city council or the mayor received a raise, and some
council members say it's long overdue.
tremendously below what is paid to other local municipalities that you can look
at," said Council President Larry Oberdorf. "It's time."
council member currently receives $3,000 per year, or $250 per month. The
proposed increase would make that $8,400 per year, or $700 per month. The
council president currently makes $3,300 per year. The proposed raise would
change it to $9,000.
biggest increase would be for the mayor, who currently makes only $7,500 per
year. The proposed increase would raise the mayor's salary to $18,000.
such a large increase, council feels it's important that the citizens have a
the ordinance is approved by council, it would be on the public ballot this
think that the majority of the people in Rossford appreciate what we have been
doing," Oberdorf said. "When you look at the compensation, I would hope that
they would feel that we are justified in getting it."