By Roxanne Thompson
Just before Limestone County commissioners gave the final vote on the budget, they approved for the record raises for the county auditor’s three assistants, but in a split vote.
County Auditor Debbie Watson said her salary, which was $54,704, did not go up, but she requested and received raises for her three assistants.
The first assistant auditor would get a raise to $43,215, including a supplement of $2,500 for purchasing tasks. The second assistant auditor would get a raise to $40,125 including a supplement of $3,500 for purchasing tasks. The third assistant would get a raise to $34,111.
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