LPD is not getting a pay raise - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/27/09

LPD is not getting a pay raise

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The City Council members voted in Thursday's meeting in a majority vote to not approve the pay raises for the Lubbock Police Department.

The City Council approved a resolution in May to put Lubbock officers' pay in the top ten percent in Texas.

Mayor Tom Martin said pay raises are not a good idea during the current economy and fourCity Council members agreed.

Councilmen Paul Beane, John Leonard, Jim Gilbreth, and Tom Martin voted against the pay increase, and Councilmen Todd Klein, Floyd Price and Council woman Linda DeLeon voted for the pay raise.

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