Minimum wage work group meetings to begin this month

Summit County government announced Friday that it will convene and facilitate a minimum wage work group. Participants will include the county and the towns of Blue River, Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco and Silverthorne.

The work group is tasked with examining and evaluating whether to set a local minimum wage higher than the state’s minimum wage.

Representatives of the business community and other community members will be invited to participate, and other who are interested can contact Summit County manager Scott Vargo at

Meetings are expected to begin this month.

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