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Baltimore County official would get $15,000 raise under Kamenetz budget proposal

Baltimore County official would get $15,000 raise under Kamenetz budget proposal

A top official in Baltimore County government is slated to get a $15,000 raise in the coming year, an increase that's drawing mixed reaction from County Council members as other county workers get more modest cost-of-living adjustments.

Fred Homan, county administrative officer, would see a salary increase of nearly 7 percent — from $225,000 per year to $240,000 — under the budget proposed by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz. That compares to 2 percent increases general county employees, including other department directors, are slated to receive.

As administrative officer, Homan is responsible for running day-to-day operations of county government. County department heads...

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