WAUKESHA - Proposed
pay increases for the Waukesha County sheriff, clerk of courts
and county executive will be considered later this month by the
An ordinance to increase pay by 1.5 percent for
each of the offices was announced earlier this month. The 1.5
pay hikes will apply every year during a four-year period from
2015 through 2018. Pay increases for those elected positions
must be approved by the County Board.
annual salaries for the clerk of courts will increase to $78,115
in 2015, $79,287 in 2016, $80,476 in 2017 and $81,683 in 2018.
Kathleen Madden is the clerk of courts.
salaries for the sheriff will increase to $103,321 in 2015,
$104,871 in 2016, $106,444 in 2017 and $108,041in 2018. A new
sheriff will be elected in the fall of this year to replace
retiring Sheriff Dan Trawicki.
county executive will be $104,069 in 2015, $105,630 in 2016,
$107,214 in 2017 and $108,822 in 2018. Dan Vrakas is the county
increases would take effect on the first pay period of every
year, according to the proposed ordinance.
will go before the County Board’s Finance Committee on Feb. 19
for consideration and recommendation. The new salaries would
begin in 2015 because it’s the year that new terms of office
start for those three positions.
the proposed ordinance, over the four-year terms:
salary and benefits will increase a total of $7,424.
executive’s benefits and salary will increase a total of $7,477.
The clerk of
courts’ salary and benefits will increase a total of $5,614.