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Columbus mayor votes himself a $10k pay raise

By: Magnolia Tribune - August 8, 2014

Mayor votes himself a $10K raise

Columbus Mayor Robert Smith has given himself a $10,000 pay raise.

During a budget meeting for the upcoming fiscal year, Smith broke a 3-3 city council tie and gave himself the raise. The raise will go into effect when the next fiscal year begins on Oct. 1 — provided the city council approves the final version of the budget in September. The raise would push Smith’s salary to $88,797, an increase of 12.6 percent. …

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