Bellone's fiscal chief could prove costly
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Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone's hiring of veteran budget guru Fred Pollert has given his new administration a needed shot of fiscal credibility.
But hiring Pollert as his chief fiscal deputy also has saddled Bellone's administration with its first conundrum -- the prospect of putting a $300,000-a-year double dipper on the payroll.
Pollert, 62, already is receiving a $132,996...