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OSAGE | The Mitchell County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved 2 to 8 percent salary increases for elected officials in 2018-19. 

In addition, the board of supervisors approved a 2.75 percent pay increase for all hourly county employees, with a minimum raise of 55 cents.

The Mitchell County Compensation Board proposed the raises during its meeting in December. 

Auditor Lowell Tesch, Recorder Pat Skuster and Treasurer Shannon Paulus will receive a 3 percent raise of $1,695, for total salaries each of $58,207.

County Attorney Mark Walk will receive an 8 percent increase in pay of $5,190, for an annual salary of $70,062.

Sheriff Greg Beaver will receive a 4 percent raise of $3,141, which increases his annual salary to $81,678.

Each supervisor — Joel Voaklander, Stan Walk — will receive a 2.02 percent raise of $790, for an annual salary each of $39,877.

The chairperson, elected annually, will receive an additional $100 per month, for a total of $1,200.

— Jim Cross


Regional Editor

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