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County Employees to See Wage Increase in FY2022

March 7th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

With property assessments on the rise, income tax revenue booming, a $4.2 million budget surplus and millions of federal dollars available via the America Rescue Act- the Allegany County Commissioners expect to reward county employees with a wage increase for FY 2022. The commissioners received a preliminary budget overview during a recent work session and aside from an anticipated jump in health insurance costs- all other fiscal matters fall into the positive category. With a healthy budget in place and inflation rising, County Commissioners President Jake Shade said now is the time to consider salary enhancements…