Chapter 2.20
COMPENSATION – MAYOR AND COUNCIL1

Sections:

2.20.010    Reimbursement of expenses.

2.20.020    Expense vouchers.

2.20.030    Council – Salary.

2.20.040    Mayor – Salary.

2.20.010 Reimbursement of expenses.

The officers, employees and members of the council of the city shall be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses for subsistence and transportation incurred by them when away from the city on city business. Where such officer, employee or city council member uses his private automobile for transportation, he shall be reimbursed at the rate of twenty-four cents per mile; provided, however, that no claim for reimbursement as herein provided shall be allowed or paid unless the council has first authorized the trip for which expenses are claimed, or afterwards ratifies the same by proper motion. (Ord. 773 § 1, 1986: Ord. 494 § 1, 1975: Ord. 167 § 1, 1940).

2.20.020 Expense vouchers.

Payment of such expenses shall be made by warrant drawn on the proper fund on vouchers duly verified and supported by receipts for all such expenditures, in like manner as other claims and bills are paid. (Ord. 167 § 2, 1940).

2.20.030 Council – Salary.

The salary for each member of the city council shall be four hundred dollars per month. (Ord. 1064 § 1, 1997: Ord. 937 § 1, 1992: Ord. 848 § 3, 1988).

2.20.040 Mayor – Salary.

The salary of the mayor of the city shall be as established each year in the salary schedule included in the budget adopted by the council. (Ord. 1317 § 1, 2006: Ord. 485 § 1, 1974: Ord. 380 § 1, 1967).


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For statutory provisions concerning the compensation of elective officers in a code city, see RCW 35A.12.070.