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Barrow BOC approves 5 percent employee raise in budget

Barrow BOC approves 5 percent employee raise in budget

Barrow County Commissioners approved a budget with a 5 percent raise for full-time employees.

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Barrow leaders eye current budget's effect on future

Barrow leaders eye current budget's effect on future

A new Barrow County budget will be approved Tuesday, but some county leaders are looking ahead to how it could impact the 2016 budget.

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Barrow BOC votes to roll back millage rate

Barrow BOC votes to roll back millage rate

Barrow County Commissioners voted Tuesday to rollback the property tax rate, while there still remains doubt on the amount of pay raises employees will receive and how that will be doled out.

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Numerous financial decisions ahead for Barrow commissioners

Numerous financial decisions ahead for Barrow commissioners

The upcoming financial forecast for Barrow County will involve county officials making decisions on the property tax rate, pay raises and privatization.

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Barrow BOC could approve employee raises

Barrow BOC could approve employee raises

Barrow officials could approve a cost of living raise for county employees in their new budget.

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BOC to look at making budget cuts in order to increase salaries

BOC to look at making budget cuts in order to increase salaries

Barrow County commissioners are asking the county manager to look at an additional $500,000 in cuts to the 2015 budget that could help fund employee raises.

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Barrow officials ask BOC for employee pay raises

Barrow officials ask BOC for employee pay raises

Several county officials and department heads spoke out Tuesday about the need to see their employees get better pay.

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Barrow commissioners approve fire tax rollback

Barrow commissioners approve fire tax rollback

Winder residents will likely see a change in their taxes as Barrow County Commissioners approved a rollback fire tax Tuesday.

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Salary increases hinge on outcome of budget debates

Salary increases hinge on outcome of budget debates

A pay raise for Barrow County employees was a point of debate last week as Barrow officials iron out details for a new budget.

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County faces budget crunch

County faces budget crunch

Barrow County officials are dealing with low pay that’s handcuffing some departments from keeping employees while also not being able to fill some vacant positions.

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Barrow unveils FY15 budget with no property tax increase

Barrow unveils FY15 budget with no property tax increase

Barrow County Commissioners were presented a proposed 2015 budget Tuesday that does not include a property tax increase.

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