Council Member R.C. McBride | WGLT

Council Member R.C. McBride

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After sitting side-by-side on the dais for four years, Normal Town Council members Jeff Fritzen and R.C. McBride exited the council chambers together for the last time as elected officials Monday night.

Chris Koos at a meeting
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Normal’s mayor and council members will see higher salaries beginning in 2021.

The council voted Monday night to raise the mayor’s salary from $18,000 to $32,000, and to raise council members’ salaries from $4,800 to $6,800.

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Normal Town Council member R.C. McBride sees Rivian as an example of how Normal and McLean County can turn challenges of the changing economy into success stories.

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Editor’s Note: Town Council member R.C. McBride is also GLT’s General Manager.

Scaringe speaks at podium
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Two community leaders who got a peek behind the Rivian curtain Monday say they returned from Michigan more optimistic about the EV startup's future.