North Charleston approved raises for mayor, council members

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The North Charleston City Council has formally approved pay raises for the mayor and members of the council, officials confirmed Wednesday.

They mayor's salary will increase about $17,000 to $148,905 per year. Council members will see a $1,000 raise to $15,965.

North Charleston City Council has formally adopted pay raises for the mayor's annual salary and for members of City Council. Officials say the actual pay increase will not take effect until next year when the new term begins.

The measure reached final approval at this week's council meeting after being proposed last month.

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