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NID Raises Have Been Approved Through 2023

More public employee raises are on the way in Nevada County. The Nevada Irrigation District Board of Directors has approved them for its top management and frontline employees. That’s a two-percent cost-of-living adjustment for July through December of this year, and another two-percent for 2022 as well as 2023. Board President Chris Bierwagen says the adjustments are also necessary for staff retention. There’s been an 11-percent loss of the NID workforce since the pandemic began…

click to listen to Chris Bierwagen

A notable exception is new General Manager Jennifer Hanson, who was just hired in June. Her annual salary remains at around 259-thousand dollars. But Bierwagen also says Hanson’s nine management employees’ raises are no longer automatic…

click to listen to Chris Bierwagen

The salary hikes total around 285-thousand dollars.

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