AUSTIN (KXAN.com) - City Manager Marc A. Ott may receive a 3 percent raise to his current salary of $256,755.
The Austin City Council approved Ott for the potential increase during its Aug. 29 meeting. The final amount will be determined upon the budget adoption Sept. 9-11.
Ott became City Manager in 2008, previously serving as assistant city manager in Fort Worth. In addition to serving in Fort Worth, Ott worked for the cities of Rochester Hills, Mich. and Kalamazoo, Mich.
According to the City of Austin, “In his time as City Manager, Ott has championed employee empowerment, civic dialogue, innovation and fiscal sustainability in pursuit of a goal to become the ‘Best Managed City in America.’”
In 2013, Ott received the Award for Career Excellence from the International City/County Managers Association. The association made note of Ott’s work with Austin’s budget deficits, homelessness, infrastructure management and education.
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