No COLA for GH Twp. officials in 2012

Elected and appointed officials in Grand Haven Township will not receive a cost-of-living increase for the 2012 fiscal year, which begins Jan. 1.
Kyle Moroney
Dec 16, 2011


The Township Board on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution that eliminates any COLA expenses for township officials who serve on the township’s board, commissions or committees.

The elimination of COLA will save the township a minimum of $1,660 in 2012, according to Township Manager Bill Cargo.

Board members discussed the COLA issue earlier this month when they approved the township’s $8.92 million budget for 2012. Several members did not feel they should be given the 2.75-percent cost-of-living increase.

At the Nov. 28 meeting, Cargo explained that while the COLA was included in the 2012 budget, it had to be separately voted by the board in a resolution.


Post a Comment

Log in to your account to post comments here and on other stories, galleries and polls. Share your thoughts and reply to comments posted by others. Don't have an account on Create a new account today to get started.