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Letter to the Editor: Pat Root on No Employee Contracts for Bronxville Public Library Employees PDF Print Email


Dear Editor:

Several weeks ago you ran an article stating that the village earned an Aaa rating from Moody's thanks to the efforts of Harry Porr, the village administrator. What the article did not say is that at this time none of the village workers has a contract.

Mr. Porr, representing the library board, has been negotiating with the library employees, and this process is now in its fourth year! The library employees' salaries have remained at the 2008 level during these negotiations.

Louis XIV built Versailles on the backs of the French peasants. Our own Sun King had a salary last year of $174,149, according to the 2011-2012 village budget, an increase of almost $20,000 over his 2008 salary of $155,415, according to the 2008-2009 village budget.

Patricia S. Root
Head of Reference
Bronxville Public Library


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