30 March 2017
Contemplate raise to $16 an hour
How much does a member of the Fluvanna County Board of Supervisors make?
In Fairfax County the Board chair pulls in $100,000 a year. Other supervisors make $95,000 annually.
In Fluvanna, however, the salaries are smaller. The chairperson makes $9,000 a year. The vice chair earns $8,400 and the remaining members pull in annual salaries of $7,800.
That works out to about $14 an hour, according to estimates supervisors provided of how many hours per week they work.
Like other workers, supervisors are taxed on their earnings. Their take-home pay is therefore less.
In a few months supervisors will likely vote on whether to raise their pay to an average of $16 an hour.
County Administrator Steve Nichols said he has proposed that Board members would make $9,000 per year. The vice chair would earn $9,600 annually and the chairperson would make $10,200.
“I prepared the Board of Supervisors pay proposal on the same basis as I did for other boards and commissions,” Nichols said. “I reviewed other counties around the Commonwealth and focused especially on the 22 local and similar-sized counties.”