GREENSBORO, N.C.-- The woman who manages the state's third largest city is getting a pay raise.
Tuesday night, Greensboro City Council approved salary increases for City Manager Denise Turner Roth and City Attorney Mujeeb Shah-Khan. According to a news release from the city, Roth's salary increases three percent to $185,658 with an executive compensation of $1,000 per month and Shah-Khan's rises three percent to $166,860 with an executive compensation of $900 per month.
After the votes in favor of the raises, Greensboro Mayor Robbie Perkins said the Council's two employees have been strong performers over the past year. "The raises offered by City Council to Denise and Mujeeb are truly performance-based," Perkins added.
How they voted: The vote on Roth's salary was 8-1, with Councilmember Tony Wilkins the dissenting vote. The vote to increase Shah-Khan's salary was 7-2 in favor, with Councilmembers Wilkins and Zack Matheny voting no.
*Information provided by the City of Greensboro