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Dallas City Council Wants Raise, Puts It To A Vote Of The People

By Emily Trube, 1080 KRLD | CBSDFW.COM
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DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas City Council could be getting a raise – but it will be up to you.

The council has voted to put their compensation on the ballot.

Right now, Dallas City Council members make $37,000per year and they are asking for a bump to $60,000.

The Mayor’s position could see a raise from $60,000 to $80,000 a year.

The proposal to raise the council’s compensation was made by a city charter review committee.

The item will likely be on the ballot in November.

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