Chapter 4.104
SALARIES AND EMOLUMENTS COMMISSION

Sections:

4.104.010    Established.

4.104.020    Prohibitions with respect to municipal service.

4.104.030    Duties of commission.

4.104.040    Periodic review of compensation.

4.104.010 Established.

There is established a commission on salaries and emoluments of elected officials. The commission is composed of five members appointed for terms of three years; provided, that the terms of the commission members shall be staggered so that at least one member is appointed annually. The commission members shall be composed of at least one business executive, one member of the general public, one person with experience in public administration, and one representative of a labor organization. (Ord. 2001-52 § 2, 2001; Ord. 81-94 § 2, 1981; Ord. 79-31 § 2, 1979. 2004 Code § 2.22.010.)

4.104.020 Prohibitions with respect to municipal service.

A member of the commission may neither be employed by the municipality during the term for which he is appointed, nor hold elective municipal office during his term or within one year thereafter. (Ord. 79-31 § 2, 1979. 2004 Code § 2.22.020.)

4.104.030 Duties of commission.

The commission shall advise the assembly as to appropriate compensation, including salaries, benefits and allowances, if any, of elected officials. (Ord. 79-31 § 2, 1979. 2004 Code § 2.22.030.)

4.104.040 Periodic review of compensation.

The commission shall afford an opportunity for the public to be heard before reporting to the assembly any recommendation that changes the compensation of an elected official. At least every two years, but not more frequently than every year, the commission shall review the compensation of elected officials. The commission shall render its recommendations with respect to salaries not later than 75 days before the end of the fiscal year of the municipality. (Ord. 79-31 § 2, 1979. 2004 Code § 2.22.040.)