Broomfield City Council approved an at least $12,000 raise for City and County Manager Jennifer Hoffman this week following her annual performance review, though that amount could increase by the time it takes effect next year.
Hoffman was hired in 2019 and currently makes $267,737, with her most recent pay increase in August 2021 for a market wage adjustment. She also received a $40,000 retention bonus in April for committing to stay in the job for two years.
Under the contract amendment approved unanimously by Broomfield City Council on Tuesday, Hoffman will earn either $279,786 or the 65th percentile of the 2023 range for the city and county manager, whichever is higher.
Hoffman’s salary is currently in the 50th percentile for the Broomfield city and county manager range, according to a memo from Broomfield staff to City Council.
Hoffman requested that her raise go into effect in January, when other city and county employees receive merit raises, instead of her employment anniversary in August.
In a statement, Mayor Guyleen Castriotta praised Hoffman’s leadership, the city and county’s low turnover rates and high level of community satisfaction with government services.
“Her commitment to strategically managing our resources and delivering on Council Priorities has exceeded my expectations,” Castriotta said, including strategies surrounding sustainability, transportation, attainable housing, water, oil and gas regulations and public health and safety. “She continues to lead in critical areas of budgeting, infrastructure, capital improvement and strategic planning. She has achieved a lot in the last year to keep Broomfield moving forward while maintaining fiscal sustainability. I am excited about Broomfield’s future and know we are in good hands with Jennifer Hoffman as our City and County Manager,” Castriotta said.
Hoffman’s raise was approved as part of the meeting’s consent agenda and goes into effect in January.