County Executive Jimmy Haley will be receiving a raise during the 2020-21 year as mandated by the state. Haley will see a $3,227 increase on his salary bringing his yearly pay up to $96,494.
Haley is not the only county official receiving a salary boost for the upcoming fiscal year. According to state law, General Sessions Judge Bill Locke, Road Superintendent Levie Glenn, Sheriff Tommy Myers, Trustee Darlene Bryant, Circuit Court Clerk Casi Cantrell, County Clerk Lesa Scott, Register of Deeds Wes Williams, Assessor of Property Beth Martin and Administrator of Elections Susie Davenport will all receive increases.
Beginning July 1, the following will also go into effect:
General sessions judge - $165,282, an increase from $162,360,
Road superintendent and sheriff - $91,901, an increase from $88,827
Trustee, circuit court clerk, county clerk, register of deeds, assessor of property - $83,545, an increase from $80,751
Administer of elections - $75,191, an increase from $72,676
Salaries are set by the state and are based on population of the county where officials serve.