Chapter 2.28
COMPENSATION OF ELECTED OFFICIALS1

Sections:

2.28.010    Council members.

2.28.020    Vehicle expense for city council members.

2.28.030    Mayor.

2.28.040    Vehicle expense for mayor.

2.28.010 Council members.

The rate of compensation for services as a city council member shall be set by the West Richland salary commission. [Ord. 23-16 § 1, 2016; Ord. 33-00 § 1, 2000; Ord. 28-98 § 1, 1998; Ord. 51-93 § 1, 1993; Ord. 322 § 1, 1979].

2.28.020 Vehicle expense for city council members.

In recognition of the expense incurred by city council members when using a private automobile for official city business in the cities of West Richland, Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, commencing January 1, 1999, city council members shall be reimbursed at the rate of $50.00 per month for said automobile expense.

Reimbursement to city council members for official business trips outside the cities of West Richland, Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, when using a personal automobile, shall be on a per-trip basis according to the state allowance per mile. [Ord. 31-07 § 1, 2007; Ord. 28-98 § 1, 1998].

2.28.030 Mayor.

The rate of compensation for services as mayor shall be set by the West Richland salary commission. [Ord. 23-16 § 2, 2016; Ord. 33-00 § 2, 2000; Ord. 28-98 § 1, 1998].

2.28.040 Vehicle expense for mayor.

In recognition of the expense incurred by the mayor when using a private automobile for official city business representing the city in the Tri-City area (West Richland, Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco), commencing January 1, 1999, the mayor shall be reimbursed at the rate of $100.00 per month for said automobile expense.

Reimbursement to the mayor for official business trips outside the Tri-City area, when using a personal automobile, shall be on a per-trip basis according to the state allowance per mile. [Ord. 28-98 § 1, 1998].


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Editor’s Note: For statutory provisions on compensation of code city elective officers, see RCW 35A.12.070.