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Willmar, Minn., City Council takes no action on pay hikes for mayor, council members


WILLMAR -- There will be no pay increases for Mayor Frank Yanish and Willmar City Council members next year.

Yanish and council members discussed but took no action Monday night on a proposal by Yanish to increase the mayor's salary 12.5 percent from $12,000 in 2012 to $13,500 in 2013 and 20 percent for council members from $7,500 to $9,000.

Yanish had included the increases, which total $13,500, in his 2013 proposed budget. The council will approve the budget Dec. 3.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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