Elected officials get pay raises
Some salaries rising as much as 10% this year
July 28, 2022
COLFAX — The Whitman County Citizens Comission adjusted salaries for all elected officials in June, with nearly all comissioned positions recieving a 10% increase for the 2023 year.
County Comissioners signed on to their salaries at a June comissioner meeting that left many confused about the pay increase they, and many others, recieved.
The wage increase follow an auditor’s report showing a 7% salary increase last year, excluding the sheriff who recieved a 10% cost of living adjustment last year.
Commisioners, for example, went from an annual salary of about $74,430 in 2021 to $76,40...