City Council Update 3/21/17

City Council Meeting Update

Last night the Flagstaff City Council voted 6-1 to amend Proposition 414. The amendment changes the timeline (see chart below) to a more gradual increase in the minimum wage while increasing the high end to $15.50 per hour by January 2022. Minimum wage in the City of Flagstaff will be $10.50 per hour beginning July 1st 2017. Council Member Odegaard voted against the amendment citing consititutional issues relating to the Voter Protection Act that could result in legal challenges.

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Cost of Living in Flagstaff compared to national average: 124%
Current Federal Minimum Wage: $7.25
Cost of Living Source: http://www.bestplaces.net/cost_of_living/city/arizona/flagstaff

Watch the City Council Meeting on 3/21/17