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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Seymour looks to increase pay for first selectman’s post

By Jean Falbo-Sosnovich
Register Correspondent
SEYMOUR >> The town is a $55 million corporation with about 500 employees being run by a chief executive officer that’s not earning nearly enough for what the job entails.
That’s according to Board of Finance Chairman Bill Sawicki, who broached the issue of raising the annual salary for the town’s top elected official to something more commensurate with the duties of the job.
“It’s the universal opinion of the (finance) board that $72,500 a year (for the first selectman’s position) is absolutely ridiculous,” Sawicki said.

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