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The Sun-Times Media posted a story revealing details of an investigation police and fire disability payouts in the Chicago area.
While he earns a mere $18,000 a year serving as mayor for the Village of New Lenox, Baldermann, who is a former board president for New Lenox School District 122, is currently employed as superintendent for Union School District 81 in Joliet. He has a three-year contract and an annual salary of $127,000.