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Baltimore’s elected officials are set to get a pay raise at the start of the new year. Starting on Jan. 1, Mayor Catherine Pugh’s salary will increase from about $176,000 to more than $180,000.

The salaries for City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young and Comptroller Joan Pratt will rise from $116,000 to more than $119,000.

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City Council Vice President Sharon Middleton’s salary will increase from nearly $75,000 to close to $77,000.

Salaries of other City Council members will increase from $67,000 to more than $69,000.

Liquor board commissioners will get a small raise that will bring their salaries to just over $30,000.

The City Council passed a law in 2007 that entitles elected officials to an automatic 2.5 percent raise if any union employees receive a raise in the city budget.

Workers for several city unions received 2 percent raises this year as part of a $2.8 billion spending plan approved in June.

The raises for elected officials are not subject to a vote, but the city’s spending panel, the Board of Estimates, will note the pay increases at a meeting Wednesday.

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