Albany city manager gets a pay raise

James Taylor and Mayor Dorothy Hubbard. / Jessica Fairley

Albany's city manager is getting a $15,000 dollar raise.

Commissioners voted unanimously for the raise and ten more days of vacation time.

With the raise, James Taylor will take home about $150,000 a year.

Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard says, in any other city, it would be impossible to keep a city manager for that amount.

She says Taylor has helped the county tremendously and of course they have to pay in order to keep him.

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