Employees in the Sheriff’s Department who must provide their own uniform and equipment shall receive $892 per annum in additional compensation to cover the cost of maintaining such uniforms and equipment; such payment shall be made on the regular pay warrant that covers each new employee’s date of employment or for current employees, on the regular pay warrant for the first full pay period of each January.

This amount shall be increased by twenty-five ($25) each year of the 2016 agreement, as follows:

2016: $917

2017: $942

2018: $967

2019: $992

2020: $1017