Ector County Budget to Increase by Eight Percent

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

Ector County saw a major increase the new budget.

It went up by eight percent.

Law enforcement will get the majority of the new money.

Deputies will receive anywhere from a ten to 15 percent raise and county employees will see a five percent pay increase.

Another large part of the money will go to road improvements.

$2 million will be spent to match a road grant they received from the Texas Department of Transportation this year.