Sandpoint OKs raises for mayor, council

SANDPOINT — Elected officials will receive a round of raises starting January 2016 following a council vote Wednesday.

City Council members’ monthly compensation will increase from $275 to $400 a month, while the mayor’s salary will increase from $1,000 to $1,200 a month. Due to Idaho code, the compensation increases cannot occur until the next city election.

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