On his way out of office, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has approved raises of two percent to four percent for state employees.
The city of Kokomo has $10 million in reserves and a structural surplus in its yearly budget.
The raise for elected officials, including the mayor and city councilors, follows the raise the council previously approved for all city employees.
Tuition for in state undergraduate students at the Bloomington campus is going up 3.5-percent, and 2.5-percent at all other campuses.
Indiana university presidents said they should not be bound by state legislative control.