Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Augusta commissioners approved giving the sheriff and solicitor general pay raises on Tuesday night.
Sheriff Richard Roundtree currently makes just under $110,000, while Solicitor General Kelly McIntyre makes $97,000.
In a commission meeting earlier this month, the salary increases for Roundtree and McIntyre were denied with a 5 to 4 vote.
Commissioner Marion Williams says he brought up the topic on Tuesday because he believed it had enough votes to get passed.
News 12 has learned outgoing Sheriff Ronnie Strength had already budgeted for the incoming sheriff to make $127,000.
Have information or an opinion about this story? Click here to contact the newsroom.
Copyright WRDW-TV News 12. All rights reserved. This material may not be republished without express written permission.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.