Council Remuneration Report

At the Council meeting tonight, the chair of the Council Remuneration Ad Hoc Committee Terry Stopps presented his findings.  The goal was to provide potential Councillors with an indication of what they would be paid before they applied.  So the recommendation was just in time – tomorrow (May 1st) is the first day that potential candidates for the upcoming election in October can file their application to run.  The committee of citizens met to consider what the compensation should be and they came up with a basis for a decision. They looked at remuneration in 20 comparable towns and decided to recommend the median of what they paid.  When asked “why the median?” Terry said that it was fair and the… Read complete articleCouncil Remuneration Report