Rexburg mayor, City Council may get raise

POSTED: 02:57 PM MDT Apr 08, 2013    UPDATED: 03:07 PM MDT Apr 08, 2013 
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REXBURG, Idaho -

Rexburg's mayor and City Council may get a raise for the first time since 2008.

Based on recommendations from a citizen's committee, the mayor's pay would be increased to $67,592. Mayor Richard Woodland currently earns $58,944 per year.

City Council salaries would increase from the current $4,800 to $7,200.

The raise was approved on first reading. The proposal will need to pass two more times to take effect.