Small-Toney initiated raises for several employees ranging from 20 percent to 22 percent in 2010, There were council discussions with her, but no policy directives. Nor were any of the raises rescinded, including either of the two raises she was awarded within about 15 days of each other.
One was given by departing City Manager Michael Brown; the other by council. Aldermen said they were unaware of the raise Brown had awarded when they approved the raise.
Regional salary comparison shows Savannah's city manager earns more than most