Volume 35, No. 103 Wednesday, May 27, 2020
No Pay Raises: Elected Officials Salaries in Liberty County will remain the same for the 2021 budget year. At their regular meeting, Tuesday, commissioners voted 4-0 not to raise salaries or allowances of any elected officials. Liberty County Judge Jay Knight said this is not the right time for pay rises for public officials. Judge Knight said he is concerned about how this will affect the county's tax base. The counties top administrative official judge says this is the second straight year Liberty County Elected Officials will not get a raise. He is hopeful however the county will be able to give raises to non-elected employees.