County officials get raises

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By Randy Patrick

Four Nelson County officials got a $2,000 pay raise this year.

The state Department of Local Government notified county governments in a letter Jan. 29 what the top county officials’ salaries will be for the year based on a 2.1 percent increase in the consumer price index and the population of the county.

For counties with a population of 30,000 but less than 45,000, that means the county judge-executive, county clerk, sheriff and jailer get $99,291.03 — up from $97,240.20.

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