First Selectman to Receive Raise UPDATED

The Orange first selectman will receive a pay hike in from $82,000 to $88,000, a 7 percent increase. This will go into effect after the November election. Tax Collector and Town Clerk will also receive salary increases{{more}}

The first selectman discussion was controversial with Former First Selectman Mitchell Goldblatt voting against the increase. Selectman Judy Williams, a Republican, was absent from the meeting following surgery.

Goldblatt argued the amount of the raise was inappropriate.

The Tax Collector and Town Clerk’s salary will see a 7.4 percent increase to $60,000.