Remuneration for Elected Officials

Year
2011
Category
Finance
NCLGA Ref#
B13
UBCM Ref#
N/A

Status

Defeated by the NCLGA Membership

Details

WHEREAS there is a cost of service to all elected officials, both in time for potential earnings and to family;

AND WHEREAS the different municipalities and regional districts’ ability to compensate elected officials varies greatly:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that NCLGA requests the Province to establish individual community guidelines of compensation for service; a basic minimum rate plus a scale valued on the community’s resources such as but not limited to population and property assessments.

Additional Information

UBCM Comments:

The UBCM membership has not previously considered a resolution calling on the Province to establish individual community guidelines for remuneration of elected officials, comprised of a basic minimum rate plus a scale valued on the community’s resources.