Compensation Review Commission To Hold Hearing On Monday On Proposed Salary Increases

The panel has recommended pay raises for the County Executive, County Council members.







Frederick, Md (KM) The Frederick County Compensation Review Commission is holding a virtual hearing on Monday.

The panel is accepting citizen comments on proposals to raise the County Executive’s annual salary from $96,000 to $137,000. The County Council members salaries would go from $22,500 to $35,000. Both would have a two-percent cost of living adjustment per annum. These salary adjustments would go into effect after the 2022 election.

The hearing gets underway at 7:00 PM and will be broadcast over the County Government Channel 19.

The Compensation Review Commission is expected to take a final vote on its recommendation on Wednesday, March 17th.

The County Council will then make a decision. It could reduce the salary increases, or reject them. But it cannot increase the salary recommendations. .



By Kevin McManus