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Commissioners OK 2 Percent COLA Increase – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/13/2021 at 3:29pm

Transylvania County government staff provided the above information about sales tax revenue from Article 39.

Thanks in part to increases in sales tax revenue, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners approved a 2 percent cost of living (COLA) increase for county employees and funds for capital projects.

During its regular meeting Monday, the board unanimously approved the increase, which will go into effect during the second pay period in February and cost the county roughly $175,000 more through June, the end of the current fiscal year.

Commissioners also approved $416,000 for various capital projects and another $360,150 for the Solid Waste Department, where, in part, the money will be u...

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