Nine Los Angeles city managers are getting raises of 3% or 5% from Mayor Eric Garcetti at the same time negotiators are trying to forestall salary increases for a wide range of other city workers.
The raises, given to a select set of top managers in recognition for their performance, are retroactive to Sept. 7 of this year, mayoral spokeswoman Molly Fowler said in an email.
Two managers – Ed Ebrahimian in the Bureau of Street Lighting and Tony Royster in the General Services department – are receiving 5% raises. Seven others are getting increases of 3%.
City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana said the manager raises were within the budget for each department and...