NORTH--Manchester * Hampstead * Lineboro

May 03, 1993

Manchester may give 3% pay increases

The Manchester Town Council, still wrestling with the town budget for fiscal 1994, agreed on a working proposal for handling town employees' salaries at a work session Wednesday night.

Councilman Geoffrey S. Black said a tentative agreement would grant all town employees a 3 percent pay increase.

In addition, the council tentatively decided to form a committee to decide which town positions are underpaid, based on salaries paid in nearby towns. The committee has until July 1 to complete the task, Mr. Black said.

Positions deemed underpaid may receive an additional increase of up to 5 percent. That means some town employees may receive total raises of 8 percent in fiscal 1994.

A public hearing on Manchester's real estate tax and water and sewer rates is scheduled May 11.

FIRE

* Lineboro: Lineboro assisted York County, Pa., on a shed fire on Wool Mill Road at 11:19 a.m. Saturday. They were out for one hour.

* Hampstead: Hampstead responded for an emergency water detail on South Main Street at 8:10 p.m. Thursday. They were out 28 minutes.

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