Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Mora County Officials Get Raises After Court Order.

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Mora County commissioners approved salary increases Thursday for the county treasurer, county clerk and one of their own, County Commissioner Johnny Espinosa.

The commission had been ordered by a state district judge to give County Treasurer Vicente Duran the same percentage increase granted to elected county officials in 1998. He filed a petition seeking the order.

State law requires that pay increases for elected county officials be across the board and of equal percentages.

On a voice vote Thursday, the three-member commission gave Vicente Duran and County Clerk Charlotte Duran annual salary increases of $8,605 each. …

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