County board OKs $69,597 in non-union raises for 2019
January 11, 2019
By RALPH ANSAMI
BESSEMER — Salary increases for 2019 of $69,597 were approved for non-union employees and elected officials by the Gogebic County Board of Commissioners at a Dec. 21 meeting.
The increases for non-union employees, effective Jan. 1, were approved on a motion made by Jim Oliver, of Ironwood, seconded by Dan Siirila, of Ironwood. The vote was 4-1, with Jeff Wasley, of Ironwood, opposed. Absent were Joe Bonovetz, of Bessemer, and Tom Laabs, of Ironwood.
Oliver, Siirila, then board chair George Peterson, of Watersmeet, and Bob Orlich, of Wakefield, vo...