LETTER: ‘Sickened’ to read about public officials’ car allowances
The president of UMC makes $1 million in salary yet still receives a vehicle allowance.
February 26, 2023 - 9:01 pm
Updated February 27, 2023 - 11:11 am
I was sickened to read the excellent Sunday Review-Journal article about the vehicle allowances that many high-salaried public officials receive. The president of UMC makes $1 million in salary yet still receives a vehicle allowance. I don’t know how many officials get this perk, but if you add up the $700 per month ($8,400 per year), what an expense for us taxpayers.
I would like to know how to stop this. If an official is so important, then have a county-owned vehicle ready for use if needed.