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County Board okays pay hikes for sheriff, clerk of court

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Despite proposals for lower increases, the Pierce County Board voted to give 2.5 percent annual raises to the sheriff and clerk of court when their new terms begin.


The resolution adopted Tuesday gives the sheriff 2.5 percent increases on Jan. 1 of 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014. The sheriff's current salary is $68,195 and would increase to $75,275 in 2014.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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