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Another Raise For Nevada City Police Officers

The start of the new fiscal year, July 1st, also means another raise for Nevada City police officers. The two-year labor agreement includes a two and a half percent salary enhancement for each year, although one and a half percent goes to their pension plan. City Manager Mark Prestwich says they’ve had an opening for one officer position for the last month or so and have received no applications. He says the city’s compensation rate may be a reason…

click to listen to Mark Prestwich
Prestwich says revenue for Nevada City has been stagnant, but has gone up a bit over the last couple of years, including six-thousand-435 dollars for the new fiscal year…

click to listen to Mark Prestwich
Prestwich says a salary survey of comparable cities in the region will be conducted for all employee categories, with the possibility of re-opening pay negotiations for the second year of the police officers’ contract.

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