Cerro Gordo supervisors approve pay raises for elected officials, freeze their own pay again

MASON CITY — The Cerro Gordo County Board  of Supervisors have approved the recommendation of the county’s Compensation Board that the county’s elected officials receive a 6% pay increase as part of the next fiscal year budget starting July 1st.

The seven member board consisting of two members appointed by the supervisors with one member representing each of the other elected officials meets each December to make salary recommendations to the supervisors as part of the budget process.

While approving the salary increases for the rest of the county officials, the supervisors for the seventh consecutive year voted to freeze their own pay. 

The supervisors approved the plan without discussion at their meeting at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse on Monday.