Rosemead City Manager Jeffrey Allred got his raise Tuesday, 2.5 percent.
The bump in pay pushed the city executive’s pay from $175,000 to 179,375.
The raise came despite a city projection of a $1 million drop in revenues for this fiscal year.
Councilman Stephen Ly justified the raise because of Allred’s “stellar” performance and the fact that city services remain intact.
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