City Council votes to give eligible employees a 2.5% raise

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) - Eligible City employees will be seeing a 2.5 percent raise increase following an 8-1 vote by Cheyenne City Council, June 13. *(Fiscal Year 17 begins July 1, 2016 and ends June 30, 2017)* Cheyenne City Council approved a final amended reading of the budget for FY17 during its regular meeting last night, allowing for $312,415 to be taken from its general funds and distributed to its employees. An amendment to the third and final reading of the ordinance also passed unanimously 9-0, allowing for $9,000 from the general fund to be distributed to organizations in Ward 3 to include; $1,125 to Animal Shelter, and $6,000 to the health department. #shortgo #news #whatshappening