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Cambridge city manager’s salary draws criticism

Annual pay is set at $330,000

CAMBRIDGE — When this city’s next manager takes over this summer, he will wade into a long, sticky controversy over the walloping salary that the post commands.

Richard C. Rossi, a longtime deputy city manager, signed a three-year contract that guarantees a $330,000 annual salary, by far the highest paid to a Massachusetts municipal manager and nearly twice that of Mayor ­Thomas M. Menino of Boston.

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