Meeting Name: Council Compensation Review Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/13/2017 6:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Sir Robert Barrie Room
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TMP-20172 1  Item of DiscussionINTRODUCTIONS The Committee members and City staff present introduced themselves.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20184 1  Item of DiscussionSELECTION OF CHAIR The Committee met and discussed the selection of Chair. J. Dolan was selected as Chair.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20185 1  Item of DiscussionREVIEW OF 2010 COUNCIL COMPENSATION REPORT AND 2017 TERMS OF REFERENCE D. McAlpine, City Clerk and Director of Legislative and Court Services reviewed the 2010 Terms of Reference in comparison with the 2017 Terms of Reference for the Council Compensation Committee. She noted that the scope of the review for 2017 is narrower than 2010, as it relates to only the base honoraria for the position of Mayor and Councillor for the 2018-2002 Term of Council. Ms. McAlpine discussed previous decisions made by City Council in relation to compensation for appointments to Boards and Commissions and annual economic adjustments.Received  Action details Not available
TMP-20176 1  Item of DiscussionPROPOSED COMPENSATION REVIEW STRATEGY Ms. McAlpine discussed a survey she had initiated of municipalities with population between 100,000 and 200,000 (based on Statistics Canada 2016 population numbers). She indicated that the municipalities sent the survey consisted of a mix between single tier and lower tier, and that she had not received responses from all of the municipalities. Ms. McAlpine advised that the survey consisted of questions related to the 1/3 tax free provisions, if the municipality was single, lower or regional level, when the Mayor and Councillor remuneration was last updated, methodology applied to annual escalation, the Mayor and Councillor honoraria and if their Mayor and Council receive remuneration for appointments to boards and committees. Ms. McAlpine asked the Committee to provide suggestions regarding any other content it may wish to be added to the survey. The Committee discussed content of the survey, the parameters of the review and an approach to developing a proposed strategy. Members of Committee asked questions and received responses from CityReceived  Action details Not available