Upper Sandusky’s Service Committee recently voted to increase pay for non-union city employees.
According to the Daily Chief-Union, Pending a vote by Upper Sandusky City Council, starting January first, non-union, full time, city service employees will have an increased starting wage from $12 to $14. This change would bring pay raises to 6 city employees who work in the street, water, and sanitation departments.
According to the city auditor, Mark Droll, the increased wages will fit into the city’s budget. Mayor Scott Washburn cites the importance of the increased wages to insure that Upper Sandusky remains a competitive employer.
City council will vote on this issue as part of the annual payroll ordinance that deals with the salaries with all Upper Sandusky employees.