“Ramapo’s ex-police chief, who had been the highest paid local public employee in the state, collected more than $128,000 in overtime in his last 21 months on the job, payroll records show.
Peter Brower pulled in roughly $369,000 a year in total pay, according to data reported to the New York State and Local Retirement System. It’s unclear what factored into that number. He picked up more than a third of his overtime at community events, including a pumpkin patch, church meetings and weddings in New Square. [Read more…]