AUSTIN (KXAN) - The Travis County Commissioners are considering voting themselves and other elected officials in the county a 3.5 percent pay increase.
The held a public hearing on Tuesday to discuss the idea.
Next week, commissioners will vote on the plan. If it passes, the raises would go into effect in the next fiscal year, according to Travis County Judge Sam Biscoe.
An elected county commissioner's current salary is $92,362 and,if the court approves the pay increase, their salary would be $95,595 according to the Travis County Commissioners Court agenda.
Most non-elected Travis County employees already received an increase in pay of 3.5%.
However, certain provisions must be met before the elected officials can get a pay increase, including Tuesday's public hearing.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police are looking for a missing woman.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.