Yankton County Employees Receive Raises

Yankton County Employees Receive Raises

All Yankton County employees are receiving a raise and a pay stipend to ring in the new year.

The ninety-six full time Yankton County employees will be receiving a 1.2 percent cost of living pay increase in addition to a one thousand forty-dollar dollar pay stipend.

Yankton County Commissioner Cheri Loest cracked the numbers and says a pay stipend is warranted due to the ongoing inflation…

Commissioner Joe Healy adds that this topic will need to be discussed again during budget time later this year…

All part time county employees will receive a fifty cent per hour pay stipend. All funds will be coming out of the federal dollars the county received as part of the American Rescue Plan Act.