Williamson County commissioners voted Tuesday to give raises to elected officials, including a salary increase for themselves of $3,442.62 each, pushing a commissioner’s pay to $89,508 a year.
Commissioner Ron Morrison said the raises were necessary because the county was “quite a bit behind” in pay compared with other counties its size, based on a salary survey. The raises will keep elected commissioners in Williamson County, population 456,000, making about $9,000 less than their peers in Travis County, which has 1.1 million residents.
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