Members of the Fontana City Council voted 3-2 to give themselves a raise during the meeting on Jan. 25.
Each member had been making $1,755 per month, with the mayor receiving an additional $1,745 per month.
The new ordinance will raise the salaries to $2,106 per month, with the mayor getting an extra $2,094. The ordinance will not go into effect until Jan. 1, 2023.
The last time the City Council received a raise was in 2018.
During the meeting, Councilmember John Roberts made the motion to vote on the ordinance, and it was seconded by Peter Garcia.
However, when the vote took place, Roberts along with Jesse Sandoval voted no. Mayor Acquanetta Warren, Phillip Cothran, and Garcia voted in favor.
There was no discussion on the issue.