TROY - Following an executive session at its last meeting, Troy Borough Council approved a contract for borough manager Dan Close.

When asked for comment, council president Krystle Bristol said the agreement is for two years.

She said the start date is July 1, 2014 and the agreement goes through June 30, 2016.

She said Close currently makes $57,600.

"This agreement allows for one COLA increase per year based on the CPI (on June 30, 2014 and June 30, 2015)," she continued. "No other changes were made in terms of benefits or additional compensation."

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