Articles Tagged With ‘public employee salaries’




Cal Poly admits miscalculating administrator pay

Cal Poly officials have admitted to miscalculating administrator pay in a report released last month. University officials initially said administrator pay decreased last year, but it actually increased, according to Cal Poly’s new figures. [Tribune] In February, Cal Poly released... (Continue reading)

CSU faculty preparing for strike

The California State University faculty union is planning a five-day strike in April. The possible strike is scheduled for a period that overlaps the Cal Poly Open House. Union representatives are demanding a 5 percent salary hike for CSU faculty... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach police chief double dipping again

By KAREN VELIE Grover Beach Police Chief Jim Copsey is slated to again receive a salary and pension simultaneously while he works as interim city manager following City Manager Robert Perrault’s retirement on Feb. 16. The city council is expected... (Continue reading)

No Hill in Avila Beach, debate civil

By KAREN VELIE The Avila Beach Community Center was packed during Thursday night’s San Luis Obispo County District 3 supervisor debate, the first of the political season. The debate was unmoderated, without time limits and included only questions from members... (Continue reading)

SLO and Paso Robles lead in employee compensation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The city of San Luis Obispo has a $239,000-a-year firefighter and a $215,000-a-year police officer. They are just two of the 32 SLO city employees who make more than the governor of California, recently released data shows.... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles city manager to get a $200,000 salary

The Paso Robles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Thomas Frutchey, 65, the current city manager of Pacific Grove in Monterey County. Frutchey will receive a base salary of $201,000. [Paso Robles Daily News] Frutchey will replace City Manager... (Continue reading)

Early and extra raises for Lucia Mar teachers

Lucia Mar Unified School District teachers have received another raise, as well as an expedited pay increase, just months after securing an agreement that would bump their pay by 6 percent. On Tuesday, the district’s school board approved a 4... (Continue reading)

Steve Gesell seeking work in North Dakota

Former San Luis Obispo police chief Steve Gesell, who was recently forced out of the top cop job in SLO, is pursuing work in North Dakota. [Tribune] Gesell is one of 13 applicants for the position of Fargo police chief, a... (Continue reading)

Atascadero council raises its own pay

The Atascadero City Council awarded itself a raise Tuesday, doubling the pay for council members and more than doubling the mayor’s compensation. [Tribune] The raise will be the first for the Atascadero council in more than 30 years. It will... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly president may get pay raise

Cal State University trustees are considering a new pay agreement that would boost Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong’s salary, which already exceeds $350,000. [Press Telegram] On Tuesday, Cal State trustees will decide whether to grant 2 percent raises to campus... (Continue reading)