Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

DPS Pay Deal OK'd By Workers.(West Side Journal)

Byline: Joshua Akers Journal Staff Writer

Employees at the Rio Rancho Department of Public Safety approved a new $617,600 pay package with the city Tuesday.

The package now goes to the City Council for approval. The council is scheduled to vote on it tonight.

Seventy-nine employees approved the agreement and 2 voted against it, a 69 percent turnout by Department of Public Safety Association members, said Steve Harvey, president of the DPSA union.

The results were tabulated by the city clerk and released Tuesday morning.

"Everybody is happy; the turnout was positive," Harvey said. "The next step is to get approval from the governmental body. …

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