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Livingston Aldermen Explore Changes To Government, Wage Study

The Livingston Mayor and Aldermen discussed the potential of transitioning to a city manager form of government and conducting an employee wage study. The board met with MTAS consultants Tuesday night in a work session to discuss ideas and concepts to improve town government. MTAS Consultant Warren Nevad said Livingston currently operates as a strong mayor government. “A city manager ... Read More »

Putnam Commissioners Include Wage Study In Newest Budget

Putnam County will conduct a comprehensive wage study this fiscal year after a last minute amendment to its budget made Monday night. A one-time up to $50,000 allotment was approved by the county commission. Commissioner Jonathan Williams proposed the amendment saying the county needs to stay ahead. “I think it would be wise for this body to spend the money ... Read More »

Sparta Aldermen Approve Wage Study, Employees Get Birthdays Off

Sparta will move forward on a wage study that will be conducted by city staff. Mayor Jeff Young proposed the item Thursday night to answer high turnover rates. Following Board of Aldermen approval, Young shared a message to department heads. “Be sure to pass along to your employees that we are looking at that,” Young said. “If we have someone ... Read More »

Sparta Mayor To Propose Wage Study To Answer Employment Issues

Sparta Mayor Jeff Young said he will recommend the Board of Aldermen to begin an internal pay study Thursday night. The conversation began last week after a few street department workers left for retail jobs. Young said companies are now paying more than entry level city positions. “The city of Sparta has been very competitive with the wages that we ... Read More »