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Harford's Glassman got 25 percent raise after seven months in office

Harford's Glassman got 25 percent raise after seven months in office

Most Harford County government employees received raises in the new fiscal year that began July 1, but the biggest raise of all, almost 25 percent, went to the man in charge. Harford County Executive Barry Glassman's salary rose from $105,136 to $130,983, an increase of $25,847 that worked out to $3,692.43 for each of the seven months Glassman had been in office. He was elected in November and took office Dec. 1. The raise – actually two – is "set in statute," Cindy Mumby, the county executive's spokesperson, said. Glassman, a Republican, had nothing directly to do with approving the raise, Mumby pointed out, saying the statutes in question were...

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