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City employee groups get first raise since 2009

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City of Farmington staff will get a raise in 2012.

Last Wednesday, two of the city's three bargaining units - the AFSCME Clerical, Technical and Professional Unit and the AFSCME Maintenance Unit - voted to accept a 1 percent pay increase but took a decrease in the amount the city contributes to health insurance.


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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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