By Jasmine Demers | Arizona Daily Star
During an executive session Tuesday, the Tucson City Council conducted a contract and performance review of City Manager Michael Ortega, determining that he has “met and exceeded expectations” in his role.
Ortega is making $230,000 a year in his current contract, making him one of the highest-paid government administrators in Pima County. In comparison, Pima County Administrator Chuck Huckelberry earns $301,000 in annual salary.
Ortega will also receive a $5,000 salary increase in October.
Republican Brandon Martin, left, faces Democratic incumbent Ann Kirkpatrick for the U.S. House seat in Congressional District 2. By Justin Sayers | Arizona Daily Star