City Manager, Judicial Salaries Increased
Broomfield City Council approved salaries and reappointed judges at Tuesday night’s council meeting.
City and County Manager Ozaki will receive a 3 percent salary increase which puts his new salary at$217,090. It will become effective Jan. 2.
Council made the decision on salaries after reviewing 2018 performances. In early December, members also reviewed salary information that reflected compensation levels for comparable positions in other Front Range cities.
Council hired Ozaki to serve as city and county manager in February 2011.
Council reappointed Municipal Judge Randall Davis, as well. He first was appointed to his role in July 2011. He also has served as Broomfield’s county court judge from 2001 to 2006.
His background and judicial experience include service as a magistrate in the Adams County District Court from 1987 to 2001, as a Deputy Municipal Judge in Broomfield from 2008 to 2011, and as the part time presiding municipal judge for the City of Wheat Ridge from 1988 to 2001.
Davis also continues to serve as a part-time magistrate in Weld County.
Deputy Municipal Judge Willard Hardesty also was reappointed. Davis and Hardesty will to serve two-year terms that began Dec. 9 end Dec. 9, 2020.
Davis’ current annual salary is $95,220, based on an hourly wage of $76.30 and 24 hours/week. His new salary will be set at $99,840; Hardesty’s annual salary will be set at $75.00 per hour.
Hardesty, who can sit in for Davis, previously had a salary of $70 per hour, which had not changed for several years.
Davis, who was sworn in at the meeting by Mayor Pro Tem Bette Erickson, thanked everyone for his “generous salary adjustment” and that for the deputy judge. He said it was his honor to continue serving as Broomfield’s municipal court judge. He has spent 31 years as a judge and nearly eight of those in Broomfield.
“I don’t know if you fully appreciate how special this is to me,” Davis, a long-term resident of Broomfield, said. “It’s such a privilege and a pleasure to both work and live in this great community and serve the citizens of Broomfield.”
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