The Council Compensation Review Committee is an advisory committee of Council for the purposes of reviewing relevant municipal comparators and recommending a compensation package for elected officials.
The Blue Mountains Council Compensation Review Committee's current composition is:
- Two members of the Public
Staff Report FAF.19.243, "Council Compensation Review Public Meeting Feedback" was presented to Council on December 9, 2019. From that meeting, Council resolved as follows:
THAT Council receive Staff Report FAF.19.243, entitled “Council Compensation Review Public Meeting Feedback”; and
THAT Council direct staff to include an increase in remuneration for the role of Mayor to an annual salary of $39,500 up from the previous recommendation of $39,427 to be considered in the 2020 budget process;
THAT Council direct staff to include an increase in remuneration for the role of the Deputy Mayor to an annual salary of $29,120 up from the previous $28,250 to be considered in the 2020 budget process;
AND THAT Council compensation increase automatically annually thru a two-part formula:
- For all Council members, an annual increase to match the Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI) as reported in September, as approved thru the budget process;
- For all positions below the level of Mayor, implement any provincial general minimum wage increase on the day the province deems an increase to be in effect. CARRIED.
The Council Compensation Review Committee will reconvene within the final eighteen months of the 2018-2022 Term of Council to review the implementation of the final recommendations approved by Council.
The Council Compensation Review Committee shall be reestablished by Council at a minimum of every two years and/or at the request of Council or the Chief Administrative Officer to continue its mandate.