For the wealthy, it is “no big deal,” for the masses who either benefit or fall victim to the decisions of Boise’s mayor and council it is another example of the cost of living beyond their control.
Sven Berg posted a revealing piece at the STATESMAN today detailing proposed pay hikes working their way through the city ordinance process. According to the Statesman, Mayor Dave Bieter did not a raise during his first 10 years in office. His proposed 21% hike will put him at salary next year of $136,770. Checking prior GUARDIAN posts, we noted he also took a 20% hike back in 2012, jumping up from $91,000 to about $110,000. His current salary is $113,000.
Some other notable top dollar takers:
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