By JONATHAN VAN FLEET
Monday, March 12, 2018
In the city of Concord, with a population of about 43,000, five city employees made more than $140,000 in 2017, according to public documents.
The highest-paid employee by far is City Manager Tom Aspell, who made $192,026 in 2017, making him one of the best-compensated public employees in the state.
The next highest employee on the list in Concord was Police Lieutenant Joseph Wright, who made $171,280 in 2017 – $93,656 in regular wages and $77,624 in overtime.
As part of Sunshine Week, the Monitor reviewed Concord’s employee pay records – including the contract of its highest-paid employee – and compared them with other communities.