Only $49,000 in taxpayer money will be used, with private donations covering the rest.
The Detroit Elected Officials Compensation Commission unanimously approved the increases at a meeting Monday evening.
Detroit’s regular council members earn just under $77,000 dollars per year.
Some officials say they’re overworked and underpaid — and have been for quite some time.
Directors of the DIA have repaid the museum $90,000 as reimbursement for bonuses awarded to top executives in 2013.
The Detroit Institute of Arts could be changing the way it doles out bonuses to its top executives.
DIA Officers Got Pay Boost, Including $514K Director’s Salary, $50K Bonuses, As Counties Considered Tax Millage
Detroit Institute of Arts tax documents show compensation for its two top officers increased by more than 10 percent in 2012, including $50,000 bonuses for each.
The administrator of Michigan’s court system is recommending two consecutive years of three percent raises for state Supreme Court justices, who make about $165,000.
Some parents and teachers are not happy with the Livonia School Board’s move to give their superintendent a raise at a time when budget cuts are being made to programs.