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Steamboat officials push for pay raises, claim employees are underpaid

Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighter Devin Borvansky sprays water on a small grass fire on the west end of Steamboat Springs in May. Steamboat’s firefighters will be the second-largest beneficiary of pay raises approved Tuesday by Steamboat Spring City Council.

By the numbers

How approved compression raises would be dispersed (percents rounded):

■ Transit: 24 percent

■ Fire: 21 percent

■ Parks and recreation: 20 percent

■ Police: 14 percent

■ Public works (excluding transit): 12 percent

■ General service: 4 percent

■ Legal: 2 percent

■ City manager office: 2 percent

■ Finance: 1 percent

■ Planning: 1 percent





Steamboat Springs Fire Rescue firefighter Devin Borvansky sprays water on a small grass fire on the west end of Steamboat Springs in May. Steamboat's firefighters will be the second-largest beneficiary of pay raises approved Tuesday by Steamboat Spring City Council.
Scott Franz