Apopka’s Anderson retires but lands $264,000 yearly contract from city

Apopka’s Richard Anderson, who was the highest-paid city administrator in Central Florida until he retired Wednesday, will be paid even more by the city as its lobbyist and consultant.

Anderson was set to draw an annual salary of $206,000 — about $17,166 a month — as chief administrative officer of Orange County’s second-largest city. But a contract for his new role, hastily approved by a 4-1 vote of City Council on Wednesday with no public notice, will pay him $22,000 a month plus expenses, or $264,000 annually.

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