In case this month’s approvals of raises for the Wichita City Council and mayor and possible car allowances for more Sedgwick County officials left anyone else wondering: Yes, car allowances are part of the compensation for elected leaders on both sides of Central Avenue. County commissioners’ allowances are for up to $4,800 a year each, while the mayor and City Council members each receive $92.31 per paycheck every two weeks, or $2,400 a year. – Rhonda Holman
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