Raises in Flomaton's budget

The Flomaton Town Council approved its fiscal year 2019-20 budget that provides raises for employees, eliminated a proposed $5-per-month trash fee and set rates for residents using the dumpster behind town hall or curbside debris pickup.

In presenting the budget, Mayor Dewey Bondurant Jr., said raises for all but two employees were eliminated and the $5 trash fee was eliminated. He told the council it would cost about $30,000 to put the raises back in the budget.

Councilman Jim Johnson said he was in favor of giving all employees a raise noting the town recently passed Sunday alcohol sales to...

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