Election inspectors working for the city of Brighton will be getting a pay increase beginning with the November election. According to City Clerk Tara Brown, for the May election this year, election inspectors were paid an average of $185 and election co-chairs were compensated an average of $210.

At a recent meeting, the City Council approved an increase of $35 for election inspectors, bringing their pay up to $220. For election co-chairs, council approved a $40 increase, bringing their compensation to $250 at a flat rate until 10 p.m. on election night, after which they will be paid an hourly rate of $14-16. Pay for training classes will be a flat rate of $25. The pay increases were based on recommendations by the Brighton Election Commission. (TT)