Sunday, December 9, 2018




Putnam lawmakers set salaries for 2019

CARMEL – Putnam County legislators set salaries for elected and appointed officials during the final regular legislative meeting of the year.

The nine-member governing body unanimously authorized the 2019 salary of the county executive at $158,313, commissioner of finance at $144,033, personnel director at $135,109, commissioner of mental health and social services at $144,031, sheriff at $149,134, district attorney at $200,000, county clerk at $129,121, county attorney at $142,800,health commissioner $181,430 and commissioner of highways and facilities at $132,770.

Each of the nine legislators will earn $40,839 next year with the chairman receiving an additional stipend of $8,959.

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