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Greenville City Council approves raises for members, mayor

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GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

On Monday Greenville City Council voted on pay raises for council members and the city's mayor.

Councilwoman Amy Ryberg Doyle said the raises passed 6-1. Doyle was the one vote against the measure, saying she agreed the council needed to address compensation for officials elected in the future; however, she did not agree with the percentage increase.

The vote raises they mayor's salary from $19,073.60 to $24,000 annually. Council members' salaries were raised from $11,722.80 to $15,000 annually.

The last ordinance adjusting annual salaries passed in 1983.

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