Some MD Firefighters to Get a Raise
July 15, 2010
ROCKVILLE, Md. – Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett has agreed to cut firefighter physical fitness costs from the budget in order to give some emergency workers a pay raise.
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In a memo to the county council, Legislative Attorney Bob Drummer advises against the move, saying the savings will not ultimately benefit the department nor the county as a whole.
If the special pay raise is granted for fiscal year 2011, the firefighters would be the only county employees to see a raise in salary, while all other county employees are furloughed.
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