Milton challenger for mayor, Marty Lelli, has pulled out an old grandstanding election ploy of pledging, if elected, to donate his salary back to the city. He is challenging other candidates and elected officials to do the same.
The mayor and council members receive $1,500 and $400, respectively, each month. I think it is fair to say that for those of us who properly prepare and attend regular and special meetings, that pencils out to about minimum wage; in Mayor Debra Perry’s case, probably even less. There are no other benefits, and there have been no raises requested or received …