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Front Page » Breaking News » Miami-Dade County looks to set up independent salaries team

Miami-Dade County looks to set up independent salaries team

Written by on December 26, 2017

After 13 failed attempts over decades to raise Miami-Dade commission salaries, commissioners are looking into an independent pay commission to set salaries for the mayor and commissioners, to amend the county charter and fairly compensate commissioners.

The county pays commissioners the same $6,000 set by charter in 1957 when population was less than one-third of today’s. Miami-Dade is the largest county in Florida with the biggest budget, but its commissioners consistently get the lowest pay…To read the full story click here