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Public Hearing This Evening on Mayor/Council Raises

September 5th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

Tonight’s Mayor and City Council meeting in Cumberland will include a public hearing on the proposed raise for council members.  The annual rate of pay for the council has not been adjusted for 42 years – currently the Mayor receives $7,200 per year and council members $4,800.  The suggested raise would be more than double to $15,000 and $10,000 respectively.  The Mayor and Council meeting is scheduled for 6:15 this evening.