Pay raises for county legislators to go in effect in 2019

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The Chemung County Legislature voted in favor to give the legislators a three-percent pay raise in 2019.

The vote passed Monday night with a 10-5 vote.

County Legislator Ken Miller, who was not re-elected to the county legislature, told 18 News he voted in favor of the proposal. He said county employees get roughly a three-percent pay-raise each year.

He also cited the work legislators do outside of the meeting chambers, such as committee meetings and attending special functions on behalf of the county.

Click here for a more detailed list of county pay raises.

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