It appears city of Decatur employees will be getting an $850 across-the-board wage increase for 2015.
Following a half-hour debate — not about whether there should be a wage hike, but how much could be afforded — council went with the $850 at its meeting Tuesday night. There was, however, a stipulation added: “If the city has the ability to fund it.” That won’t be determined until later in the year, but council seemed determined to fund an increase.
Indicating his intention to do so on a regular monthly basis, Golden Meadow Home Administrator Tom Magnan appeared before the Adams County Commissioners Monday afternoon to update the board on matters pertaining to the county facility.
The 14th annual Motor Sports Festival car show, sponsored by the Decatur Chamber of Commerce, comes to downtown Decatur from 4-9 p.m. Friday. The show annually attracts more than 100 vehicles to the city, including antique, classics, hot rods, motorcycles and — new this year — “rat rods.”