Council to consider salary increase, Sunday alcohol vote

From left: Fayette Mayor Ray Nelson, Councilwoman Linda McCraw and Councilman Eddy Campbell listen as Councilman Jason Cowart makes a point during the city council’s work session on Jan. 7.

The Fayette City Council held a work session on Tuesday, Jan. 7 to discuss several issues prior to its next meeting. All council members and Mayor Ray Nelson attended the work session. Councilman Cedric Wilson started the work session by addressing the salaries to be paid the 2020 incoming council members and mayor. “In my opinion, the mayor should be paid more than the highest-paid employee in the city.” Wilson said. “I also believe the mayor deserves benefits and an annual cost-of-living adjustment.”


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