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County approves 2% raises for some elected and appointed officials

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 28 December 2018 at 10:07 am

ALBION – The Orleans County Legislature approved 2 percent raises for some elected and appointed officials following a public hearing last week.

Some of those employees also will be receiving longevity bonuses.

The Legislature every year needs to have a public hearing and vote if it will raise the salaries for some of the elected and appointed officials.

The positions affected in the resolution from the Legislature include the following:

• County attorney, $84,596

• County clerk $82,275, plus $1,750 longevity bonus for 25-29 years of service

• County treasurer, $71,593, plus $1,250 longevity bonus for 20-24 years of service

• Director of personnel, $89,431, plus $500 for 15-19 years of service

• Public defender, $84,596

• Real property tax director, $75,687, plus $200 for 10 years of service

• Sheriff, $82,275, plus $1,750 for 25-29 years of service

• Social services commissioner, $97,208

• Coroners, $2,008, plus $100 per case and $50 per Hospice case

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