Gainesville Charter Officers receive pay raise
City of Gainesville Charter officers is celebrating Christmas early this year with a raise.
The four officers in place the past year are getting a substantial pay raise.
The two percent merit raise means GRU Cheif Ed Bielarski adds $6,000 dollars to his salary, now at 300,000 dollars.
A study found that three other charter officers make much less than their peers.
The study found that three other charter officers make much less than their peers, so commissioners approved a three-year pay raise program to even that out.