County employees will get 3 percent raises next fiscal year, though magistrates have said for the past three months that the county can't afford it.
At Tuesday night's regular Taylor Fiscal Court meeting, five of the county's six magistrates voted to give the raise.
The issue of raises has been discussed at three meetings of the Court's Budgets, Audits and Personnel Committee this year. At each, the consensus has been that the county can't afford to give raises next fiscal year.
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