Butler County payroll: 27 elected officials, directors make over $100K

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In Butler County, 27 elected officials, executive directors and managers make $100,000 or more, according to salary information analyzed by the Journal-News.

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In many cases, those considered “second-in-command” make more than their elected bosses.

The salaries of elected official are set by state law. Until the state legislature passed a 2016 law raising their pay, most Butler County elected office holders hadn’t received a raise in eight years.

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Salaries: Butler County Elected Officials and Managers

OFFICENAMESALARY
AREA COURTS
Judges (3 elected) 72,400.00
AdministratorLinda Lovelace52,643.82
AUDITOR’S OFFICE
Auditor (elected)Roger Reynolds89,109.00
Chief Deputy AuditorDawn Mills93,703.09
BOARD OF ELECTIONS
DirectorDiane Noonan93,885.35
BUTLER COUNTY CARE FACILITY
AdministratorJennifer Strickland92,500.00
CLERK OF COURTS
Clerk of courts (elected)Mary Swain75,273.00
Chief Deputy Clerk of CourtsDebbie Grubb72,844.78
COMMISSIONERS
Commissioner (elected)Cindy Carpenter76,976.00
Commissioner (elected)Don Dixon84,866.00
Commissioner (elected)TC Rogers84,866.00
AdministratorCharlie Young162,110.59
COMMON PLEAS COURT
Judges (7 elected) 133,850.00
AdministratorWayne Gilkison105,577.58
CORONER’S OFFICE
Coroner (elected)Lisa Mannix128,123.00
BOARD OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
SuperintendentLisa Guliano121,418.00
DEVELOPMENT / PLANNING / AIRPORT
DirectorDavid Fehr97,965.00
DOMESTIC RELATIONS COURT
Judges (2 elected) 133,850.00
AdministratorAnnette Lolli97,544.00
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
DirectorMatt Haverkos65,447.00
ENGINEER’S OFFICE
Engineer (elected)Greg Wilkens130,526.56
Chief Deputy EngineerDale Schweiterman108,945.00
FINANCE
DirectorTawana Keels109,080.77
HUMAN RESOURCES
DirectorLaurie Murphy88,000.00
INFORMATION SERVICES
DirectorEric Fletcher96,484.07
JOB & FAMILY SERVICES / CHILDREN SERVICES / CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT AGENCY
DirectorBill Morrison99,780.84
Children Services Assistant DirectorJulie Gilbert82,792.68
Child Support Enforcement Assistant DirectorNarka Gray71,882.13
Job & Family Services Assistant DirectorShannon Glendon71,097.05
JUVENILE COURT
Judges (2 elected) 133,850.00
AdministratorRob Clevenger100,613.01
LAW LIBRARY
AdministratorJoe Hodnicki61,468.56
MAINTENANCE & OPERATIONS
ManagerMark Gadd61,282.90
MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTION SERVICES
Executive DirectorScott Rasmus137,216.97
Senior director, addiction servicesJulie Payton100,700.63
PROBATE COURT
Judge (1 elected)Randy Rogers133,850.00
PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE
Department headMichael Weisbrod76,030.05
PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
Prosecutor (elected)Michael Gmoser127,563.00
Chief Assistant ProsecutorRoger Gates128,446.00
RECORDS CENTER
Manager/archivistRhonda Freeze87,595.48
RECORDER’S OFFICE
Recorder (elected)Danny Crank72,151,.00
Chief Deputy RecorderDenise Goll73,423.38
RECYCLING & SOLID WASTE
DirectorAnne Fiehrer Flaig61,314.96
SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Sheriff (elected)Richard Jones104,397.00
Chief DeputyTony Dwyer136,654.99
TREASURER’S OFFICE
Treasurer (elected)Nancy Nix71,318.17
Chief DeputyLori Sullivan85,453.94
VETERAN SERVICES
Executive directorCaroline Bier78,734.11
WATER & SEWER
DirectorSue Vance116,977.13
Source: Butler County Auditor’s Office

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