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Bern. Co. approves salary increases for elected officials

Bern. Co. approves salary increases for elected officials

Robert Salas
November 14, 2018 10:45 AM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Elected officials in Bernalillo County will receive a bump in their salaries at the beginning of 2019.


The measure was approved by the commission on a 4 to 1 vote

Those whose term of office starts on Jan. 1, 2019 are eligible for the salary increase. Midterm elected county officials will be eligible for the increase on Jan. 1, 2021.

“We have not had the opportunity to give our elected public servants a pay increase since 2006,” Julie Morgas Baca, County Manager said. “The County is now in a position to give these increases and honor those who run for office and serve the residents of this great County.”

Below are the current and approved salaries, by position:

County Commissioner             $29,569                       $39,106

Treasurer                                 $65,501                       $86,626

Assessor                                  $65,501                       $86,626

Sheriff                                     $68,308                       $90,338

Clerk                                       $65,501                       $86,626

Probate Judge                         $28,820                       $38,144


Robert Salas

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