Travis County commissioners are considering whether to give themselves, and most of the county’s 45 other elected officials, 3 percent raises next year.
Commissioners have scheduled a 9 a.m. Aug. 6 public hearing on the raises, which would cost taxpayers about $286,000 next year. The hearing will be held at commissioners’ regular meeting room at 700 Lavaca St. in Austin.
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Proposed salaries for Travis County elected officials (with proposed county-paid raises in parentheses)
- District attorney: $175,298 (no county raise)
- County attorney: $164,734 ($4,799)
- Probate judge: $158,000 ($13,064)
- 17 state district judges: $158,000 ($3,000)
- Eight county court at law judges: $157,000 ($16,973)
- Sheriff: $135,903 ($3,959)
- District clerk, county clerk and tax assessor-collector: $119,741 ($3,488)
- County judge: $118,373 ($3,448)
- Five justices of the peace: $111,936 ($3,261)
- Two county commissioners: $98,463 ($2,868)
- Precinct 5 constable: $96,091 ($2,799)
- County treasurer: $95,248 ($2,775)
- Four other constables: $92,310 ($2,689)